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LibreOffice Calc: The finest alternative to MS Excel

There is an MS excel alternative… …Its very nice, powerful, and moreover its free Just a few days back I had some issues with my office installation. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling but didn’t work. I was so frustrated so desperately started looking for an excel alternative (you can understand my frustration) Just started googling with a search phrase ‘best...

11 Tips to Reduce Excel file size by at least 20%

How do I reduce excel file size? The most often asked question. Well, in this step by step tutorial I’ll walk you through various best practices to reduce excel file size and how to optimize excel workbook to work better. #1 Save your workbooks in a Binary format This is my favorite tip and it always works great. I have been recommending this tip since I started writing this...

FastComet Hosting Review: 21 Reasons Why You Should Buy

Let me get it right.. This is not my regular excel tutorial instead this is a FastComet hosting review — “and of course this is not a paid review – in fact, this website is also hosted with them”  In general, this is how it starts… One fine day you come up with an idea to open a website/blog and write about your favourite topic. Then, the process starts like this...

How to fill blanks in Pivot Table [Excel Quick Tip]

Pivot tables are great for summarizing and analyzing data. I use it very often and I believe you too. But there is a small problem… …i.e. pivot tables do not show repeated column labels or content. Meaning – we need to fill blanks in pivot table to do v-lookup Ok..its difficult explain so here is an example. In my above example, the region “East” has...

51 Best Excel Tips and Tricks = Professional In Excel [Free Ebook]

This is the largest collection of best excel tips and tricks on the web. I know, you have got a lot of advice out there about various excel tips and tricks, but you still tend to crave for more, aren’t you? “Excel Tips” The reason is very simple. Microsoft excel is not just a piece of software, it’s a skill. Burning Glass research suggests that “nearly 8 in 10 middle...