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8 Ways to Merge Cells in Microsoft Excel

Merged cells are one of the most popular options used by beginner spreadsheet users. But they have a lot of drawbacks that make them a not so great...

6 Ways to Count Colored Cells in Microsoft Excel [Illustrated Guide]

You have probably used color coding in your Excel data or seen it in a workbook you had to use. It's a popular way to visualize your data! While...

15 Clever Ways to Add Serial Numbers to Your Excel Data

If you're working with large sets of data in Excel, then it's a good idea to add a serial number, row number or ID column to the data. A serial...

15 Ways to Add Checkmarks in Microsoft Excel

Check marks or tick marks can help add a visual indicator to your spreadsheets. You might use them to indicate a task has been completed or a...

6 Ways to Add Strikethrough Format in Excel

Strikethrough formatting is a seldom used but extremely useful font formatting in most applications. Strikethrough font can be a good great way to...

4 Ways to Wrap Text in Excel

Learn 4 ways to apply a wrap text formatting to your text data in Excel.

3 Ways to Transpose Data in Excel

Learn 3 easy ways to transpose your data in Microsoft Excel.

8 Ways to Split Text by Delimiter in Excel

When data is imported into Excel it can be in many formats depending on the source application that has provided it. For example, it could contain...

9 Ways to Copy and Paste as Values in Excel

Copying and pasting is a very frequently performed action when working on a computer. This is also true in Excel. It's so common that almost...

8 Ways to Extract the Month Name from a Date in Excel

Learn how to extract the month name from a date in Microsoft Excel.

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