Category Archives: Excel

A-LEC and OIT Team Up for Student Workshops

Get your spring semester off to a great start! The Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center (A-LEC) has partnered with OIT to offer student workshops that can help you make the best of your spring. Located in the Loyd All-Sports Center, the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Student Technology Training

Planning for this fall’s student technology workshops has been underway for several months now. This semester, our continued partnership with the Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center (A-LEC) will be expanded with several new course offerings as part of their Learning Strategies … Continue reading

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Response to Excel Survey

At the end of February, we sent out a survey to all SMU staff regarding their interest in Excel training. This survey was created as all of our Spring sessions were filled to capacity the same day registration was announced!  … Continue reading

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Excel for Windows Tips and Shortcuts Webinar

Boosting Your Efficiency and Productivity Offered by Explore Microsoft Excel tips and shortcuts you can use every day on a Windows operating system. Join Dennis Taylor, spreadsheets expert and author, to unlock techniques for navigating, copying and pasting, … Continue reading

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4 easy steps to keep the leading zero in Excel!

When working on spreadsheets you might have a need to have a column that has leading zeros. For example, let’s use an ID number, if I was to input the beginning of my id “0010” Excel would automatically remove the first two zeros.  … Continue reading

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Tips for Using Excel in Office 365

Let your data tell a story With Office 365 you can easily tell the story of your data. Perform complex tasks quickly, visualize your data to understand it better, and share your workbooks for better results. Analyze your data instantly … Continue reading

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Capturing Screenshots in Office

To follow along with last week’s post we wanted to give you a few tips on using screenshots in the Microsoft Suite. From the Insert tab (available in all of the Office products), select the Screenshot icon.  Microsoft gives you two … Continue reading

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What’s behind the Excel Design tab? 5 tips worth knowing.

If you’ve been working with Excel for a while, my guess is that you are probably somewhat familiar with the basics of converting your data into a table. However, you may not be aware of some of the features behind … Continue reading

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Pivot Tables in Excel 2013

By: Rajat Shetty Excel Pivot tables help summarize your data. They also allow you to avoid using complex formulas like Vlookup, SumIF, etc. to create a table. It can take a little while for a newbie to get the hang of … Continue reading

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