Excel Roundup 20141013

The Power Map feature was improved last month, and this short video shows some of the things you can do with custom maps in Excel.

Or watch on YouTube: 6 Cool Ways To Use Custom Maps in Power Map

Contextures Posts

Here’s what I posted recently:

  • For a humorous peek at what other people are saying about spreadsheets, read the latest collection of Excel tweets, on my Excel Theatre blog.

Other Excel Articles

Here are a few of the Excel articles that I read recently, that you might find useful:

  • Bill Jelen says Excel will calculate faster if you use a laser printer. If that’s not in your budget, he has a workaround too..
  • Have you ever wanted to change the Excel icon? Christos Samaras has a couple of macros that will do that for you.

Excel Announcements

Here are some upcoming events, courses, recently published books, and other new items, related to Excel.

Excel Dasboard Course Mynda Treacy’s Excel Dashboard course is open for registration, and you will save 20% if you sign up by this Thursday, Oct. 16th.

I highly recommend this online course, which has excellent content, and great student support from Mynda.
A new Power Pivot course is available too, and you can get both courses in a bundle.

BONUS: If you sign up for the course through this link, you can have a copy of any one of my Contextures Products.

When you sign up, type DebraD in the Code box, and email me your receipt number.

jankarelpieterse Excel VBA for Financials, 2-day course led by Excel experts, Jan Karel Pieterse and Tony de Jonker

This Dutch course is specifically aimed at the Finance professional. It has no frills, and no technical mumbo-jumbo – just the VBA you need to achieve more success in your daily job.

Date: November 19 and December 3, 2014

Location: Utrecht (Netherlands)


Share Your Events and Articles

If you read or wrote any other interesting Excel articles recently, or have upcoming Excel events, please share a link in the comments below, with a brief description. Thanks!

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Links to Recent Excel Books on Amazon.com

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