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How to open Microsoft Excel spreadsheets using Apple Numbers on a Mac

Numbers has the ability to open Excel files so you can work on them. You can also export spreadsheets in Numbers so that they are compatible with Excel.

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Excel percentage formulas: Percentage of total, percent increase or decrease, sales tax and more

Excel percentage formulas can get you through problems large and small every day. We'll walk through several examples, including turning fractions to percentages, and calculating percentage of total, increase, or decrease.

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Excel: Top 10 tips for beginners

If you're just getting started using Microsoft Excel, these tips will help you create a spreadsheet and write a formula.

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How to create, edit, and format images in Excel

Excel provides over 16 dozen geometric shapes that you can size and manipulate to your specific needs, plus hundreds of special effects.

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Create Excel Alerts, then write a macro to email them

Excel can send alerts based on spreadsheet data, but you'll need to write a macro to do it. We'll show you how.

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How Excel creates barcodes

Excel creates most commonly used barcodes, either from free installed fonts, or add-ins for a price. Here's how.

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How to create, filter, and format tables in Excel

Excel tables have many benefits that regular spreadsheets lack. The biggest is the option to use data from multiple tables to create queries and reports.

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Can Excel convert currency? Using the EUROTOOL.XLAM Excel Add-in

Excel can convert currency given the right tools. Here's how to use the Excel Add-In called EUROTOOL.XLAM 

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Can Excel show the column headers on every screen? How to freeze panes and split screens

Can Excel show the column headers on every screen? Yes: Here's how to freeze and unfreeze columns and rows.

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Can Excel track changes? How to add Track Changes to the Ribbon menu

Can Excel track changes? Yes, similarly to how Word does it. Here's how to add Track Changes to the Ribbon menu and use it with your spreadsheets.

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Can Excel Sort by Color? How to Fill Color and use Sort & Filter's Custom Sort

Excel can sort by cell color, font color, cell icon, and values. Here's how.

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Excel Stylesheets: Cell Styles and Smart Art, Drawing, Graphics, Picture and Chart Tools

You may have used Excel for years without delving into Styles (or stylesheets). We’re going to cover Cell Styles, and Smart Art, Drawing, Graphics, Picture, and Chart Tools.

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Microsoft Office 365 apps are now available in the Mac App Store

You can get Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Office 365 apps and use your current subscription with them.

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Use Excel's DATE, WEEKDAY, IF, and IF/OR to make weekly schedules by task, event and team member

Using Excel as a scheduling tool is a great skill to have under your belt. Learn how to use SUM, DATE, WEEKDAY, IF, Nested IF, and IF/OR functions.

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New Microsoft Search, Ideas tap AI to add smart features to Microsoft's Office 365

At Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft announces a ton of features that tap the Azure cloud. A few, such as Microsoft Search and Ideas, directly benefit office workers using Office 365.

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Excel Add-Ins: How to find and use them

Excel Add-Ins are applications written by independent programmers that provide enhanced capabilities for the primary software. Here's how to install, manage, and choose the best Add-Ins available.

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16 simple, yet powerful Excel functions you need to know

Want a better grasp of Excel, but not sure where to start? This list will help.

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