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Choose a Format of Number. Click Decrease Decimal once to go to one decimal place. Select G6:H Choose Currency from the Format dropdown. Select the list of job codes in M3:M4. Click in the name box to the left of the Formula Bar and type a one-word name such as JobCodes.
When you press Enter, nothing really happens except the word JobCodes is centered. Select M3:N4. Assign this two-column range as name of Rates. Select D6:D On the Data tab, choose Data Validation. It is right of center, in the Data Tools group. Change that dropdown to List. New fields will appear in the dialog so it looks like the following figure.
This is the name you defined above. Figure Validation is how you create a dropdown list in a cell. A date appears. A time appears. Type a later time in C6. Go to D6 and a dropdown box appears. Choose from the dropdown box. Figure The dropdown is working! Type a description in E. To calculate billable hours in F, you have to multiply 24 times the End time — Start time. If you can master this arrow key method, you will be faster at Excel than your manager.
Go to cell F6. Type an equals sign and the opening parenthesis. Press the Left Arrow key three times in succession. Type the minus sign. To point to B6, you will press the Left Arrow key four times.
Figure To convert time to hours, multiply by Tip: I am absolutely serious. Using the Left Arrow key seven times in the above steps is much faster than reaching for the mouse twice. Try it for a day. Once you get the hang of the arrow key method, it is very efficient.
Select cell G7 2. Press the Left Arrow key three times to select D6. Type a comma. Type rat. Press the Down Arrow to choose the named range, then press tab to enter that name in the formula. Type ,2,False and press Enter. Copy the three formulas in F6:H6 down to row You can select F6:H6, click the Fill Handle in the lower right corner of the selection and drag down to row In real life, nothing ever goes as planned in Excel. The formulas that are copied down look really bad for all the blank rows.
Figure Argh. On the Number tab, choose Custom. A code will appear in the Type box. Click after the code and type two semicolons. This is a good way to show positive numbers, but to hide negative and zero numbers. Figure Add ;; to a custom number format to hide zeroes and negative.
Once G6:H6 is fixed copy it down. You now have a great way of tracking hours, but no way to report the totals by job code. Enter Copyedit and Layout in E2 and E3. Once you Freeze Panes, those totals will always be visible. Do some final formatting. Select cell A6 and choose Freeze Panes. Rename that worksheet to be the date for this week.
Then… each week, you can simply drag a new copy of Blank into the workbook and start over. The following figure shows the workbook in use: Figure The final worksheet. What do I do if I have questions that were not answered in this book?
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Holy Macro! Do you want to learn more about Power Pivot? Rob Collie is trying to gauge interest of people who would join a local user group. Drop in at his page to register your city. August 21, at My contacts at Microsoft have confirmed that any stand-alone boxed version of Excel will include Power Pivot. The non-commercial license is not to be used in revenue activities. It might be great for students or people who want to track millions of records around the home.
August 20, at 9: It will presumably include the rest of the Power BI stack once those get released. If you previously downloadd the Excel boxed edition, at the next update of Office, you will get the full version. Why is this big news?
Since February , there was no way to download a boxed edition from a retailer that included Power Pivot. Everything you could download at site did not include Power Pivot. This was incredibly frustrating, since Power Pivot is so powerful, particularly for people without big I. Note that as of today, none of the boxed editions of Office include Power Pivot. It is only the boxed edition of Excel. This is roughly symmetrical with Excel , when the boxed edition of Excel included some high-end features that were not in Office Standard.