Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Combine Tables from Multiple Sheets in the Same Workbook with Power Query

If you work with data in many worksheets, sometimes it's better to combine this all into one worksheet. Especially if they all have the same header fields. You can usually do a copy and paste, but if there are a lot of worksheet or if this is a recurring task, you might want to semi automate it. Power Query makes this easier to do. This video shows how to combine tables from different tabs in the same file using the Append capability in the Excel with Power Query.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Lock Rows and Columns with Freeze Panes or Split

If you've got a table with lots of rows or columns, you usually end up doing a lot of scrolling either horizontally or vertically. When doing that it gets easy to lose site of what the cell values mean. That why header fields are usually good to have stay static when scrolling through rows or columns. There is a way to lock those in either by freezing those cell ranges or by splitting the views. See the video to learn to to lock rows or columns with Freeze Panes or Split in Excel.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Add a Watermark in Excel

Do you want to insert some kind of background image to your worksheet? Maybe a picture or some kind of watermark. This video covers how to insert a watermark into an excel worksheet. Two examples are covered, one using WordArt and the other is inserting an image in the header.