The presentation leads off with disaster recovery techniques, followed by using lookup functions such as VLOOKUP, MATCH/INDEX, and XLOOKUP. The presentation then moves on to using Power Query to automate report clean-up and analysis, and then finishes out with using Excel's Solver feature to identify two or more transaction amounts that add up to a specific total.
Accessing files closed without saving as well as interim back-ups Excel makes while you're working in a workbook
Contrasting the INDEX and MATCH combination to VLOOKUP or HLOOKUP
Diagnosing #N/A errors that arise when numbers are stored as text or when text contains extraneous spaces
Enabling a workbook-specific setting that will create an automatic back-up of critical workbooks
Enabling Excel’s Solver add-in for more complex what-if analyses
Exploring the XLOOKUP worksheet function in Excel 2021 and Microsoft 365
Filtering cleaned-up accounts receivable aging report to display only overdue amounts
Looking up data to the left or right of a given column with XLOOKUP
Managing data security prompts that may appear when you link external data into Excel spreadsheets
Matching on two or more columns of criteria at once with XLOOKUP
Summing results from multiple columns with a single XLOOKUP function nested within a SUM function
Tweaking Excel’s AutoRecover settings to raise the odds of recovering your work after an Excel crash
Professionals seeking to use Microsoft Excel more effectively.
David H. Ringstrom, CPA, is an author and nationally recognized instructor who teaches scores of webinars each year. His Excel courses are based on over 25 years of consulting and teaching experience. David's mantra is "Either you work Excel, or it works you", so he focuses on what he sees users don't, but should, know about Microsoft Excel. His goal is to empower you to use Excel more effectively. To learn more about David, you can view his LinkedIn profile and follow him on Facebook or Twitter (@excelwriter).