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Excel – 5 Paste tips that will save you HEAPS of time

SharynAvatarBlog120x120Ever wondered what the most used command is in Excel?

I have. In fact a few years back I searched for the answer on Google.  I had thought that the answer would surely be ‘Undo’, especially when I think about how often I use the fabulous Ctrl + Z key combination. Amazingly I found a page (which sadly I’m unable to find now) that claimed that Undo wasn’t the most used…it was Paste, Ctrl + V. Continue reading Excel – 5 Paste tips that will save you HEAPS of time

Excel – Paste a link and Paste Special transpose your data

SharynAvatarBlog120x120Without a doubt ‘Paste Link’ is one of the best time-saving features in Excel.  Linking information from one cell to another saves you from having to update data in several places.

Another fabulous time-saving feature is ‘Paste Special Transpose’. This allows you to copy a horizontal range and paste it vertically, or vice versa. An absolute gem.

But have you ever tried to use the two together?  It isn’t easy at all.  In this post I want to share a wee work-around that will allow you to use the Paste Link and Paste Special Transpose features together. Continue reading Excel – Paste a link and Paste Special transpose your data

Excel – Copying or moving entire worksheets between workbooks

1xI’ve had a number of requests to cover copying entire worksheets between files. The number one problem seems to be when the data is pasted into the new worksheet Excel doesn’t resize the column widths to fit the pasted data. Instead the columns seem to reset themselves back to the default width. Possibly the best way to avoid this happening is to use the Move and Copy command in Excel. Continue reading Excel – Copying or moving entire worksheets between workbooks

Excel – Excel shortcut tips using Ctrl, Shift and the arrow keys

SharynAvatarBlog120x120This month has been a very busy month and due to the nature of the training courses I have been running I seemed to be sharing this set of tips often.

Hence the creation of this tutorial. I thought it was about time I created this so every one can benefit! Continue reading Excel – Excel shortcut tips using Ctrl, Shift and the arrow keys

Excel – Paste Values shortcut in Excel

 

PVTurning formulas into values is a very common procedure to most users of Excel.  Paste Values allows you to replace a formula with the result.  For example, a cell containing the formula “=3*2” can copied and using Paste Values the formula result, i.e. “6” will be pasted into the cell, replacing the formula.

Here’s a fabulous (and very popular) tip to save you time when you paste values in Excel. Continue reading Excel – Paste Values shortcut in Excel