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Slicer in Excel – A better way to filter your data

Almost everyone knows how to use filters in excel but very few know that there is visual filter called ‘slicer in excel’. Without any doubts filters are most commonly used functionality in excel to slice and dice data. Its very useful and easy to use when you have multiple columns. But given that filters work based on dropdowns the selections are hidden and only visible when you click...

Excel Vlookup Tutorial for Humans [updated for 2021]

In this tutorial we will learn how to use VLOOKUP formula in Excel to get things done effectively. In case, If you don’t know what is VLOOKUP then no worries….you are in a right place. I’ll start with basics and then gradually walk you through all real-world use cases. Lets kickstart this Excel VLOOKUP tutorial and get most out of this. Why should you learn Vlookup? Trust me...

Sumifs Google Sheets – A detailed walkthrough & video tutorial

This tutorial is all about how to use SUMIF or SUMIFS formula in google sheets. Personally, I use Excel Sumifs formula all the time but the question is do we have a similar function in google sheets as well. Let’s find out. How to use Sumifs in Google sheets If you already know how to use sumif formula in excel then I think this will be a cakewalk. If not then no worries, I’ll walk...

Excel Sparklines – Add Thrust to your Analytical skills

Excel Sparklines is an excellent feature but unfortunately, not many people know how to use it. In this detailed tutorial, I’ll walk you through how you can use Excel sparklines to analyze your data quickly and effectively. How to insert Sparklines in Excel Step 1 : In excel 2016 click on Insert –> go to ‘Sparklines’ section Step 2 : Clink on the type of chart that you...

How to count unique values using a formula in excel

Count unique vales Yes…you can count unique vales using a formula. This is often comes handy when you are looking for unique sales rep names in your commission file. Or maybe while reviewing sales file with large number of products. Count unique vales using a formula: For this tutorial I’m going to use Excel COUNTIFS formula hence it’s important to understand this formula first...