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I do consulting and training on MS Excel, Business Intelligence Dashboards,
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Slicer Formatting Tricks

August 2, 2016| 5 Comments

Slicers Formatting Tricks

Yesterday I wrote a pretty comprehensive post on creating slicers in Pivot Tables. Taking our understanding on slicers a bit further, I today want to talk about formatting slicers.

Now even the default design of the slicers look pretty catchy but when you see the insane possibilities of customizing the looks of the slicer, default formatting becomes a no – no

In this post I am going to talk in detail about

  1. Adding/Deleting elements of the Slicer
  2. Slicer Options and Tools : Alignment, Default Styles, Sizes of Buttons and Slicers
  3. Modifying a Slicer + Its advantages and drawbacks
  4. How to copy Slicer Styles
  5.  General guidelines for formatting Slicers
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Slicers in Excel

August 1, 2016| 4 Comments

Slicers in Excel 1

I am going to start writing about slicers assuming that you don’t know about them at all and then graduate you to more complex nitty gritties of slicers.

Slicers happen to be one of the most interactive and simple to use features in excel. Let’s begin with the basic question..

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A Quick Work Place Tour – Just for fun!

July 29, 2016| 10 Comments

Work Place Tour 1

I thought of recording a quick video for a random chat and show you around my workplace. Since we may or may not have met, just wanted to say a quick HI 😉

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Custom Sorting in Excel

July 26, 2016| 6 Comments

Custom Sorting in Excel

With the default sorting option you can sort the data (text, numbers, dates etc..) in ascending/ descending or alphabetical order but what if you want to have your own sorting criteria?

In that case Custom Sorting comes to rescue, this little trick can help you save countless hours of manual work

Let’s check it out

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Separate the values in Columns – [Excel Challenge]

July 21, 2016| 17 Comments

Separate the values in Columns - [Excel Challenge] 1

Here is a fun challenge for this weekend. Recently I was asked a question that if I could separate the data from a single cell in different columns?

Sure enough I did that but I wanted to figure out if there was an even smarter way to do that

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