Tips to Perk up your Excel Workbooks with MrExcel

Tips to Perk up your Excel Workbooks with MrExcel

Ways to make your spreadsheet calculate faster

On-Demand Webinar from More4apps

We hope you enjoyed a cup of coffee as MrExcel discussed techniques for adding a jolt to your workbook to calculate speed. They say there are five formulas to solve every problem in Excel, but some of those formulas are dramatically faster than others. Watch our webinar to learn which formulas are the fastest and so much more!

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In this session, Bill Jelen demonstrated:

  • A simple macro for measuring formula recalc times
  • How running totals can calculate hundreds of times faster 
  • The unintuitive ways to make your VLOOKUP 100 times faster 
  • A case where Phase Values would take 40 minutes but one obscure command operated in seconds 
  • When a helper column eliminates hundreds of thousands of needless calculations 
  • How the performance team in Redmond has fine-tuned Excel – the speed of improvements made in the last 2-3 years. You might still be avoiding features that used to be notoriously slow but are now lightning fast

Meet the Presenter

Bill Jelen

Bill is the host of and the author of 64 books about Microsoft Excel including Excel Gurus Gone Wild, Pivot Table Data Crunching, and Excel Inside Out. He has made over 80 guest appearances on TV’s Call for Help with Leo Laporte and was voted guest of the year on the Computer America radio show.

 He has produced over 2400 episodes of his Excel video podcast Learn Excel from MrExcel. Before founding in 1998, Jelen spent twelve years “in the trenches”, as a financial analyst for the accounting, finance, marketing, and operations departments of a publicly held company.


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