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How to Use Pivot Tables to Analyze Excel Data

Pivot Tables are both incredibly simple and increasingly complex as you learn to master them. They’re great at sorting data and making it easier to understand, and even a complete Excel novice can find value in using them….

How to Split Data Into Multiple Columns in Excel

If you start an Excel workbook by grouping data into the same cell and later decide to ungroup it, Excel has several easy functions that can split one spreadsheet column into two. Here’s how to use both “Text to Columns” and …

How to Add Line Breaks in Microsoft Excel

There are multiple ways to add line breaks in Excel, though none of them are obvious solutions. As with most problems in Excel, there are actually multiple ways to accomplish this. We’ll look at three different ways to add li…

How to Make Sortable Headings in Excel

Microsoft Excel becomes a powerhouse once you get into its expansive list of sorting options. Here we’ll cover its most straightforward option for sorting, a simple option that enables us to reorder data in specific columns….

How to Sort and Filter Data in Excel

Sorting and filtering data offers a way to cut through the noise and find (and sort) just the data you want to see. Microsoft Excel has no shortage of options to filter down huge datasets into just what’s needed….

How to Add Percentages Using Excel

Do you want to add percentages in Excel? There are a few ways to do this. In one sense, you could be talking about adding percentage values. Or, you could be looking for a way to add a 15% increase to a value. We’ll take a lo…

How to Save Instagram Audio Messages on an iPhone

There’s no native way to save voice messages and other audio files in the Instagram app, but there is a built-in screen recorder in every iPhone. Using this and an audio conversion app, we can save these audio files and sen…

How to Use vCalendar Files in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook uses vCalendar files to exchange information about meetings and appointments with others in your home or organization. With vCalendar files, you can easily schedule appointments with others even if they’re…

How to Use the vCard Feature in Outlook

A vCard is a virtual business card that you can attach to emails in Outlook (or elsewhere) and send digitally. Here’s how to create a vCard, send one, or import one in both Outlook and Gmail.

How to Calculate the Sum of Cells in Excel

Microsoft Excel may be known for complex calculations and formulas, but it’s no slouch at simple arithmetic. There are a number of ways to find solutions to simple math problems, like finding the sum of numbers in multiple …

How to Use Exponents in Excel

Exponents are simply repeated multiplications. For example, four to the third power (4³) isn’t 4 x 3, it’s 4 x 4 x 4, which equals a total of 64. If that sounds complicated, fear not; Excel can do the heavy lifting for you…
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