Excel Worksheet Tips
September 17, 2019
Quick pivot field trick, worksheet navigation tips, and more, in this week's Excel news. Visit my Excel website for more tips, tutorials and videos, and check the index for past issues of this newsletter.
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In a large workbook, you can spend lots of time scrolling through the sheet tabs, looking for a specific sheet. See some of the worksheet navigation tricks that AlexJ uses in his Excel files, to save time. For example,
There's a short video that shows the tips, and there are written steps too.
NOTE: There are a few free Sheet Lister tools on my Contextures site too, if you'd like to try those.
Instead of dragging pivot fields onto a pivot table, or moving them in the Pivot Table Field List pane, save time with this quick trick.
Go to my Pivot Table Labels page to see a short video that shows the steps.
And if you build lots of pivot tables, save time with my Pivot Power Premium add-in.
Here are a couple of Excel articles that you might find useful or interesting.
Formulas: Here's an interesting interactive lesson on reading Excel formulas, with helpful tips for understanding how they work (Level - Beginner)
Modelling: To learn about the latest trends, listen to the financial modelling podcast, hosted by Matthew Bernath. There are 39 episodes so far, and the site has blog posts too. (Level - Int/Adv)
Charts: Jon Peltier will host an Advanced Excel Charting Master Class in Chicago, on Mon. Oct 7, 2019. The class is a full-day, hands-on workshop. And if you make lots of charts, check out Jon's time-saving Excel Charting Utilities. (Level - Int/Adv)
We're in the final week of summer, here in Canada, and the flowers are still blooming. We strolled through this restaurant garden after lunch last week, and I don't know what these pink flowers are, but the bees certainly like them! It's nice to get away from the computer for a couple of hours, and enjoy the warm weather, while it lasts!.
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Last updated: September 13, 2019 3:06 PM