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11820en-us2014-04-21T05:36:55ZMon, 21 Apr 2014 05:36:55 +0000hourly12000-01-01T12:00+00:00Excel’s Format Painter
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<p>One of the features I really like in Excel, and one that I use frequently is the format painter. My affection for this feature stems from how easy it is to use, and how quickly it allows you to add formatting options to a <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=/od/s/g/spreadsheet_def.htm">spreadsheet</a>.</p>...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/23/excels-format-painter-3.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/23/excels-format-painter-3.htmWed, 23 Apr 2014 05:54:13 +00002014-04-23T05:54:13ZInsert a Watermark in Excel
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alt="Insert a Watermark in Excel" style="width:170px;height:170px;border:none;" /></a><br />Insert a Watermark in Excel<br />© Ted French</div>
<p>Excel does not include a true watermark feature, but you can approximate a visible watermark by inserting an image file into a header or footer of a <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=/od/uvw/g/worksheet_def.htm">worksheet</a>.</p>...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/21/insert-a-watermark-in-excel.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/21/insert-a-watermark-in-excel.htmMon, 21 Apr 2014 05:36:55 +00002014-04-21T05:36:55ZExcel SUM OFFSET Formula
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By combining the SUM function with the <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://spreadsheets.about.com/od/excelslookupfunctions/ss/2013-04-06-excel-offset-function-tutorial.htm">OFFSET function</a> we can create a lookup formula that uses a dynamic range to incorporate new data as it is added ...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/19/excel-sum-offset-formula.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/19/excel-sum-offset-formula.htmSat, 19 Apr 2014 03:11:18 +00002014-04-19T03:11:18ZSum Cells with SUMPRODUCT
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<p>In addition to counting cells that meet multiple conditions set by the user, the SUMPRODUCT function can also sum the contents of those cells. </p>
<p>Even though Excel has the better known <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=/od/somethingiffunctions/ss/2011-04-10-Excel-2010-Sumif-Function-Step-By-Step-Tutorial.htm">SUMIF</a> and <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=/od/somethingiffunctions/ss/2011-05-16-Excel-2010-Sumifs-Function-Step-By-Step-Tutorial.htm">SUMIFS</a> functions to add up values that meet one or more conditions, SUMPRODUCT still has its uses. </p>...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/17/sum-cells-with-sumproduct-2.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/17/sum-cells-with-sumproduct-2.htmThu, 17 Apr 2014 03:30:48 +00002014-04-17T03:30:48ZCounting with SUMPRODUCT
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alt="Count Cells with SUMPRODUCT" style="width:175px;height:175px;border:none;" /></a><br />Count Cells with SUMPRODUCT<br />© Ted French</div>
<p>SUMPRODUCT is one of Excel's more unique functions. </p>
<p>For one, it is <i>undocumented</i>, which means it does not get listed with other functions, nor does it provide users with the dialog box option for filling in the function's arguments.</p>...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/15/counting-with-sumproduct.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/15/counting-with-sumproduct.htmTue, 15 Apr 2014 08:08:33 +00002014-04-15T08:08:33ZExcel RADIANS Function
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<p>Excel has a number of functions that can help you carry out basic trigonometry operations such as finding the tangent or <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=/od/excelfunctions/qt/070829_cos.htm">cosine</a> of an angle.
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<p>The only problem is that these functions require that angles be measured in radians.
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<p>Another of Excel's trigonometric <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=/od/f/g/function_def.htm">functions</a> includes the <i>COS</i> function which is used to find the cosine of an angle.</p>
<p>Trigonometry has application in a number of fields including astronomy, physics, engineering, and surveying. </p>...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/09/excel-cos-function.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/09/excel-cos-function.htmWed, 09 Apr 2014 01:20:31 +00002014-04-09T01:20:31ZFind the Sine of an Angle in Excel
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alt="Excel SIN Function" style="width:170px;height:170px;border:none;" /></a><br />Excel SIN Function<br />© Ted French</div>
Excel's list of math <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=/od/f/g/function_def.htm">functions</a> includes a number of the most common trigonometric functions.
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Trigonometry has application in a number of fields including astronomy, physics, engineering, and ...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/07/find-the-sine-of-an-angle-in-excel.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/07/find-the-sine-of-an-angle-in-excel.htmMon, 07 Apr 2014 04:02:31 +00002014-04-07T04:02:31ZCalculate Weighted Average in Excel
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<p>The <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=/od/excelfunctions/qt/average_functio.htm">AVERAGE Function</a> is handy to know and one that I, as a teacher, use frequently. </p>
<p>However, when it comes to student marks, rather than finding the average I often want to find a <i>weighted</i> average. </p>...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/03/calculate-weighted-average-in-excel-2.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/03/calculate-weighted-average-in-excel-2.htmThu, 03 Apr 2014 07:56:58 +00002014-04-03T07:56:58ZIgnore Zeros when Finding the Average
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alt="Ignore Zeros when Finding the Average" style="width:175px;height:175px;border:none;" /></a><br />Ignore Zeros when Finding the Average<br />© Ted French</div>
<p>While the <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=/od/excelfunctions/qt/average_functio.htm">AVERAGE Function</a> is very useful when it comes to finding the arithmetic mean for a range of data, it does have limitations. </p>...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/01/ignore-zeros-when-finding-the-average.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://spreadsheets.about.com/b/2014/04/01/ignore-zeros-when-finding-the-average.htmTue, 01 Apr 2014 05:12:03 +00002014-04-01T05:12:03Z