Microsoft Excel tips and sample file from Microsoft Excel expert, Harald Staff. Excel FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions), web radio streaming example.
-- Excel FAQs
-- About Harald
The original Excel FAQ list on this website was compiled by Harald Staff, who was a Microsoft Excel MVP for several years. Every month or so, Harald re-posted that list in the old Excel newsgroups, to help people find quick answers to their questions.
With Harald's kind permission, I published his Excel FAQ list here, and have made many additions and updates over the years. Sadly, Harald passed away in December 2020, and he will be missed.
Here are the links to all of the Excel FAQ pages on the Contextures website.
Video: Excel FAQ - Column Headers Show Numbers
One of the common questions that Harald answered in his Excel FAQs was this one:
To see why this happens, and see how to switch the column headings back to letters, watch this short video tutorial.
Get a bit of entertainment while you work in Excel. Harald Staff created this Excel Web Radio Streaming sample file, that you can download, and try it for yourself.
Harald’s web radio Excel workbook is small (47 kb), and easy to use.
After you download the zipped Excel file (link below), unzip it, and then follow these steps:
If you want to move the embedded player, follow these steps.
First, if you don’t see a Developer Tab on the Excel Ribbon, follow these steps to show it:
Next, follow steps to move the embedded player:
You can click this link to download Harald’s Web Radio sample file. The file is zipped, and in Excel xls format. There is VBA code in the workbook, so you’ll see a warning if you open the file.
Harald Staff was an Excel expert, and received the Microsoft Excel MVP award for several years. I had the pleasure of meeting Harald at a couple of the MVP Summits in Seattle, in 2001 and 2003 (a couple of photos are below).
Always willing to share his knowledge, Harald answered thousands of Excel questions in the old Microsoft Excel newsgroups. Many of the questions appeared over and over again, as new people arrived in the newsgroups, seeking help.
To help everyone save time, Harald compiled a list of those frequently asked questions (FAQs), and gave his kind permission for me to publish the FAQ list on my Contextures site.
Besides being an Excel expert, Harald also worked in broadcasting, in his home country, Norway. You can see some of his credits on the Harald Staff entry in the IMDb website.
Sadly, Harald passed away in December 2020, much too soon, and he will be missed.
NOTE: These Excel tips and examples are provided "as is" for the purpose of illustrating Excel techniques. It is expected that readers will use these examples to develop their own solutions. There is no support provided for these solutions, and no warranty of usability is provided or implied.
Last updated: May 11, 2022 2:38 PM