Moving Average

The moving average is a statistical method by which we track the average change in data over time. We can use it to calculate the trend of data change. Although it already exists within the trendline and can be applied automatically, in the following text you will learn how to calculate it manually, and you will better understand this method and know when and how to apply it.

Barcode

A barcode is a way of representing data in a form that is readable by machines. There are several different standards that are used to create barcodes, and the most common is the one that contains thirteen digits; i.e. twelve + one control digit, which is calculated using an algorithm. Also, there are several different types of barcode readers. In this text, you will find out how you can use a barcode to mark products…

How to replace zeros?

How to replace zeros with empty cells? Although this question seems simple, you may find yourself in a situation where you need something like this, and you will not have the right answer. When it comes to data in Pivot tables, it is logical to define this in the options. But they allow you to determine how to treat empty values, not zeros. Zero is not an empty value. You will find out how to replace zeros, regardless of the type of table, in the “recipe” that follows…

CONVERT function

How many grams are there in one cup? How many grams fit in a tablespoon? And in a coffee spoon? This is information that until now you had to search for on the Internet, and since recently there is an Excel function that enables these and some other conversions. It is very easy to use, and if you want to know how, read this “recipe” (it cannot be converted into several smaller ones, but it is interesting)!

IMAGE function

If you use Power BI Desktop to create business reports, you probably know that it is possible to insert an image into a table that is displayed based on its URL location. As of recently, if you are a Microsoft 365 subscriber, you can also do this in Excel using the IMAGE function. In this “recipe” you will find out how it is used…