CONCAT vs CONCATENATE

CONCAT vs CONCATENATE

For a long time, the only option to combine text strings has been using the CONCATENATE function, which does nothing more than what the ampersand (&) operator does. Recently, Microsoft has released the CONCAT and TEXTJOIN formulas with Excel 2016. In this guide,...
How to prevent a #REF error in Excel

How to prevent a #REF error in Excel

A #REF! error in Excel indicates an invalid reference. This pesky error can pop up after removing a sheet, rows or columns, or copying a formula. In this guide, we’re going to show you how to prevent a #REF error in Excel. Download Workbook There are 3 common...
How to use Text to Columns in Excel

How to use Text to Columns in Excel

Data doesn’t always come in a nice table layout, especially, when you retrieve it from an external source like a web site. Thanks to the Excel Text to Columns feature, you can split data into multiple columns. In this article, we are going to show you how to use...
How to make Excel calculate faster

How to make Excel calculate faster

Excel is a fairly an efficient software given that it can perform complex calculations. However, depending on your system, it can also get pretty slow when running complicated calculations. How formulas are used, and size of the workbook are typically the culprit if...