Have you ever looked at a spreadsheet and thought “where do I even begin?”
Sometimes it’s a file we inherit from someone else in our org. Other times, it’s a data entry project turned disaster. Either way, our sector is no stranger to the messy spreadsheet.
This post is the second part of a Formulas-You-Need-to-Know series. If you haven’t seen the first part, you’ll want to start here.
But assuming you’re up to speed, get ready! This is another game changer.
Have you ever spent hours on a spreadsheet & thought “there has to be a better way”?
Then I’ve got bittersweet news. There probably was.
When I started using spreadsheets 6 years ago, I thought they were glorified Microsoft Word Tables. Except they were finicky and I could never get them to look right. 🤷🏻♀️
Fact is, spreadsheets come with tons of powerful functionality. The problem is just that it all sits quietly behind the scenes. And you won’t reap the benefits unless you know how to use some of them.
Enter this post series, devoted specifically to formulas.
If you’ve ever spent too much time trying to make a Google Sheet look nice, be it for your director or a board meeting….then this is for you.
We can all agree that duplicates are a pain. But they’re a real downer when you have a spreadsheet chock full of them, and no clue where to start cleaning.
Enter these spreadsheet tips.
Dealing with duplicates can be a hassle! Here’s one option to add to your toolbox. Conditional Formatting lets you highlight duplicate or unique values in a column. Check out how to do it below!
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