Subscription Pricing Now Available

Subscription Pricing Now Available

Excel
Subscription Pricing Now Available for Excel PowerUps Premium Suite Since the Excel PowerUps is an add-in, it needs to be installed on each PC that needs access to the new or enhanced functionality provided by the add-in. Volume purchase discounts were a way to get a break on the overall cost of installing on multiple PCs. Now, several annual subscription options have been made available to help lower the initial cost and better support installation on multiple PCs at a lower cost. Note: This does not affect existing license holders as there is no change to the perpetual licenses and ability to update to newer versions. Solo Artist Are you the only one among your colleagues that needs or uses the Excel PowerUps add-in? The Solo Artist subscription tier is…
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Simulating an Event Happening by Using Excel

Simulating an Event Happening by Using Excel

300 level, Excel
[wp_ad_camp_1] [wp_ad_camp_4] TRUE AND TRUE Isn't Always TRUE From a Boolean perspective, of course TRUE AND TRUE = TRUE. However, sometimes you may want to model something in a simple manner that may be much more complex then a couple of inputs. For example, imagine you wanted to simulate whether it was going to snow on a given day. Perhaps you have one value that identifies whether it is cloudy or not. In another value you have identified whether it is freezing cold outside. If CLOUDY = TRUE, and FREEZING = TRUE, you still can't say SNOW = TRUE. The final factor may be whether or not there will be any precipitation on that day. Lets say there was a 60% chance of precipitation. The chance of snow would then be…
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How to Create a Burn Down Chart in Excel (Excel Burndown Chart)

How to Create a Burn Down Chart in Excel (Excel Burndown Chart)

300 level, Excel
[wp_ad_camp_1] [wp_ad_camp_4] What’s an Excel Burndown Chart For? In agile or iterative development methodologies such as Scrum an Excel burndown chart is an excellent way to illustrate the progress (or lack of) towards completing all of the tasks or backlog items that are in scope for the current iteration or sprint. Excel can be an effective tool to track these iterations, or sprints, as well as report on the progress using a burndown chart in Excel. We’ll break the task of creating an Excel burndown chart into four main groups. Set up the sprint’s information. Set up the work backlog. Set up the burn down table. Create the chart. Setting up the Sprint Information for Your Excel Burndown Chart The key thing the Burn Down chart will show is a plot…
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IFS Function in Excel 2013

IFS Function in Excel 2013

300 level, Excel
You can add an IFS Function for Excel 2013, 2010, and 2007 Excel 2016 introduced a new function called IFS. You can add an IFS function to your copy of Excel 2013, 2010, or 2007 with the Excel PowerUps add-in. The IFS function in Excel 2013 allows you to specify a series of conditions easily in a single function without having to nest several IF functions. For example: IF(IF(IF(IF()))) Each condition of the IFS function is followed by the value to be returned if the condition is true. The value returned will be for the first condition that is true. You can also specify a default value to be returned if none of the values matches the expression by making the last condition be always true (1=1, or true() ). If you have ever…
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SWITCH Function for Excel 2013, 2010, and 2007

SWITCH Function for Excel 2013, 2010, and 2007

300 level, Excel
Now Available: SWITCH Function for Excel 2013, 2010, and 2007 Excel 2016 introduced a new function called SWITCH. You can add a SWITCH function to your copy of Excel 2013, 2010, or 2007 with the Excel PowerUps add-in. The SWITCH function in Excel 2013 allows you to specify an expression and a series of values and results. Each of the values are compared to the expression and the first one to match has its corresponding result returned. You can also specify a default value to be returned if none of the values matches the expression. If you have ever have to fight keeping track of nested IF statements, you'll definitely appreciate the simplicity of the SWITCH function. Example of the SWITCH function in Excel 2013 In this example of the SWITCH…
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TEXTJOIN, SWITCH, IFS, MAXIFS, MINIFS, CONCAT Available for Excel 2013, 2010, 2007

TEXTJOIN, SWITCH, IFS, MAXIFS, MINIFS, CONCAT Available for Excel 2013, 2010, 2007

Excel
[wp_ad_camp_1] [wp_ad_camp_4] New Functions Available for Excel 2013, 2010, 2007 The following functions are available for Excel 2013, Excel 2010, and Excel 2007 in the Excel PowerUps Premium Suite. CONCAT IFS MAXIFS MINIFS SWITCH TEXTJOIN These functions were introduced in a recent update for Excel 2016 and are now available for Excel 2013, 2010, and 2007 in the Excel PowerUps Premium Suite. In addition to these six functions, the Excel PowerUps Premium Suite also includes 50 functions that were added to Excel 2013. Similarly, these are available for Excel 2010 and Excel 2007. CONCAT The CONCAT function is similar to the CONCATENATE function. In addition to text strings, you are able to select multiple ranges of text to concatenate them. IFS The IFS function is a option to creating a bunch…
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How to pick a random value from a range of cells in Excel

How to pick a random value from a range of cells in Excel

200 level, Excel
[wp_ad_camp_1] [wp_ad_camp_4] How to pick a random number from a range of cells Here's how to pick a random number from a range of cells in Excel. And actually, it doesn't need to be a number. If you have a range that contains data (names, numbers, dates, whatever) and you need to randomly select a value from that range, you can use the pwrRANDFROMRANGE function. It's as easy as selecting the range. See below. Example Let's say you have data contained in a range of cells between A1 and D200. Let's say this range contains a set of names and you want to randomly select one. You would use the following formula in Excel. =pwrRANDFROMRANGE(A1:D200) If your data is contained in a single column. No problem. pwrRANDFROMRANGE works just as well with…
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Concatenate a range of cells in Excel – Easily

Concatenate a range of cells in Excel – Easily

200 level, Excel
[wp_ad_camp_1] Concatenate a Range of Cells in Excel Concatenate a range of cells in Excel without having to individually select every cell that you want to concatenate. The pwrCONCATENATE function (part of the Text Analyzer Assistant in the Excel PowerUps Premium Suite) lets you select a range of cells to concatenate. Additionally, you can add a delimiter between the concatenated cells if you wish. Also, you have control over whether to concatenate rows first or columns first. You can have empty cells in the range. They'll just be skipped. For example, you can use the following formula. =pwrCONCATENATE(E3:G30, " ", "COL") This will concatenate the range of cells between cells E3 and G30. Each cell will have a space (" ") character inserted between and the concatenation will go in the…
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How to X out a cell in Excel – a visual How-to

How to X out a cell in Excel – a visual How-to

100 level, Excel
[wp_ad_camp_1] [wp_ad_camp_4] X out a cell in Excel You can easily X out a cell in Excel by placing an X from corner to corner in a cell in Excel. Follow the steps below with accompanying screen shots. Select the cell(s) you wish to place the X's. From the Borders drop down menu in the Font section, then select More Borders. [caption id="attachment_3574" align="aligncenter" width="122"] More Borders drop down menu[/caption] In the Format Cells dialog box, select the Border tab. [caption id="attachment_3573" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Format Cells dialog box[/caption] Select both of the corner line buttons. [caption id="attachment_3576" align="aligncenter" width="113"] Diagonal button left[/caption] and [caption id="attachment_3575" align="aligncenter" width="113"] Diagonal button right[/caption] Click OK. You can change the color of the X by changing the color of the lines used. Just change…
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How to fix a VLOOKUP error in Excel

How to fix a VLOOKUP error in Excel

200 level, Excel
[wp_ad_camp_1] [wp_ad_camp_4] VLOOKUP error in Excel Ever have this happen? You write your VLOOKUP formula and have one of the following values returned: #VALUE! #NAME? #N/A #REF! Other UNEXPECTED result! Below you’ll find some common pitfalls that cause each of the errors above. VLOOKUP function syntax First, here’s a recap of the usage syntax for the VLOOKUP function in Excel. I’ll be referring to the parts in the explanations below. VLOOKUP(lookup_value, table_array, column_index_number, [range_lookup]) For more detail on the arguments, see the function's documentation page. VLOOKUP errors in Excel #VALUE! error causes in VLOOKUP column_index_number is less than 1 In an effort to retrieve a value that is to the left of the lookup column, you may be tempted to put in a value less than one. However, VLOOKUP only finds…
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