Tip: Quickly remove spaces from the beginning and end of your data

Delete leading and trailing spaces

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly remove leading and trailing spaces from your data. "Easily trim all leading and trailing spaces" Sometimes your data contains leading or trailing spaces. Someone may have accidentally added extra space characters, or imported text data from external sources may contain extra spaces. Leading and/or […]

Tip: Easily COUNT or SUM cells based on their Color

COUNT or SUM cells with a certain color

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly count or sum cells based on their background color. "Did you ever have to SUM by Color or Count by cell Color?" I have a column that needs summed, but only the cells that are green... Working with cell colors can help to make […]

Tip: Quickly round the numbers in selected cells

Wrap formula around via the -Insert before and or after each cell in your selection- tool

Save 5 minutes a day by having ASAP Utilities quickly round the numbers for you. "Easily apply rounding to all numbers in your selection" It is a common practice in Excel to format decimal places to get the desired rounding of numbers. But the problem with this approach is that it can display totals that […]

Tip: Quickly reset the last cell and minimize the used range

Quickly reset the last cell on your sheet and minimize the used range

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly reset the used range on your worksheet. "Easily reset the last cell on your sheet" Have you ever been frustrated when Excel acts as if the active area of your worksheet is significantly larger than the actual area where you have data? Sometimes the […]

Tip: Auto numbering on steroids

Quick numbering on filtered data too

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly insert a series of values into your cells. "Easily insert a series of values" Sometimes you need a bit more flexibility than Excel offers with its built-in Fill tool. For example to restart the count when a certain value is reached, add a pre-fix […]

Tip: Easy ways to combine the contents of multiple cells

Merge column data (join cells)

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly combine the contents of multiple cells into once cell. "Is there a quick way to merge the contents of multiple cells?" We were recently asked: "Does ASAP have a quick alternative for merging the contents of many cells into a single one? Using ampersands […]

Tip: Quickly fix the trailing minus sign for negative numbers

Fix trailing minus sign for negative numbers

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly fix numbers with a trailing minus sign. "How can I flip the minus sign and make it a real negative number?" We were recently asked: "I have downloaded a report that shows negative numbers as follows: 123.25- How can I make the negative symbol […]

Tip: Easily keep only the filtered results

Keep only filtered results / remove all hidden rows and/or columns

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly remove all hidden rows and/or columns. "How can I quickly remove all hidden rows?" We were recently asked: "Does ASAP have a feature to convert filtered results 'in place' to convert a spreadsheet into just the filtered results? I know I can do it […]

Tip: Quickly select or filter by strikethrough formatted text

Find cells with strikethrough in Excel

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly select or filter by strikethrough formatted cells. "How can I filter for items that have a 'Strikethrough'?" Strikethrough formatting (my struck through text) is often used to mark tasks as being completed or items to be ready for removal. The quickest way to apply […]

Tip: Easily transpose 1 column into multiple rows, creating a table

Transposes data from one column into a table

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly transpose your single column into a table. "How to quickly change a long list to a table?" Have you ever had data in a single column that you manually needed to "Copy > Paste Special > Transpose" over and over again to get it […]

Tip: Easily insert an English formula in your non-English Excel version

Easily paste English formulas into your local Excel version, such as for example a Dutch Excel version

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to insert English formulas you found as examples. "How to use English formula examples in your local Excel version?" On the Internet you can find an enormous amount of useful formulas for Excel. Most of these examples use the "international" formula notation. They use English function […]

Tip: Easily change the text in selected cells to UPPERCASE

Easily make text uppercase

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly change your text to uppercase. "How to quickly capitalize all text" Have you ever had data in a worksheet where all the text was all lowercase? Then you had to retype it all to get it into uppercase? No more! Just select the cells […]

Tip: Quickly find the tool you need

Easily search, find and run the tools from ASAP Utilities

Save 5 minutes a day by using the built in Search-tool to quickly find the tool from ASAP Utilities that helps you. "Easily find the tool that can help you" You can't find the tool that you used previously? Or you don't know if a specific tool exists in ASAP Utilities? Don't worry, our built-in […]

Tip: Test your model/template in different screen resolutions

Quickly test how your model or template will look on computers with different screen resolutions

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to easily test how your workbook looks with other display settings. "Easily see how your template/model looks to other users" When you develop a template, you'll have to keep in mind that the information that you can see on screen, isn't always what other users see. […]

Tip: Quickly re-start the last used tool

Start the last used utility again

Save 5 minutes a day by quickly starting the last tool again that you used from ASAP Utilities. "Easily start again the tool you just used" Sometimes you need to use a tool several times in sequence. Instead of having to go through the (sub)menus to find and start the tool again, we've created a […]

Tip: Quickly copy page layout settings from one sheet to other sheets

Easily copy a sheet's page and print settings

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to easily copy your worksheet's page setup settings to your other worksheets. "Easily copy a sheet's page settings to your other worksheets" When you add a new sheet to your workbook then Excel assigns the default page setup settings. In Excel there is no button to […]

Tip: Quickly close multiple workbooks at once

Easily close multiple files at once

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to easily close multiple workbooks at once. "Close multiple or all files at once instead of just one at a time" I often have multiple files open in Excel. I hate having to close each file separately. Is there an easier way? Yes there is, just […]

Tip: Sort your data on anything that you can think of

Sort your data basically on anything you can think of

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to sort your cells on bold, italic, color, font, etc., etc.. "Sort by bold, italic, color, font, month, etc., etc." You can easily sort your data on all kinds of characteristics with: ASAP Utilities » Range » Advanced sorting... With this utility you can sort by: […]

Tip: Easily count and/or color duplicate values

Count and optionally color duplicated values

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly identify the duplicated/repeated values. "How can I see which are the duplicate values?" Just select the cells and then start: ASAP Utilities » Information » Count and/or color duplicates in selection... Do you recognize any of these situations? How can I highlight duplicates in […]

Tip: Quickly save worksheets as separate files

Save worksheets as individual files

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly save the worksheets in your workbook as separate files. "How can I save my sheets as separate files?" "I have an Excel file with many worksheets. We need to export each worksheet to a separate file. Ideally the file name would be the worksheet's […]

Tip: Easily remove leading characters

Tip: Easily remove leading characters in your cells

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly remove a given number of leading characters from your cells. "How to quickly remove a specified number of leading characters..." Just select the cells and then start: ASAP Utilities » Text » Delete number of leading characters... Do you recognize any of these situations? […]

Tip: Fast calculation on selected cells

Fast calculation on selected cells

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly get basic info and calculation results on your selection. "How can I get a quick sum, avg, min, max, no of duplicates etc.?" This utility provides info and performs a fast calculation on the selected cells. Just select the cells and then start: ASAP […]

Tip: Easily remove certain or several characters at once

Advanced character remove or replace

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly remove or replace characters in your selection. "How to quickly get rid of multiple characters at once..." With this utility you can remove or replace certain characters in your worksheet or selected cells. You can pick one or more characters from a list, including […]

Tip: Quickly fill blank cells with value above in Excel

Copy values to empty cells below filled cells in selection

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to quickly fill blank cells using the data in the cells above. Auto fill empty cells using the data from the cell above When setting up data in Excel it is good practice to ensure that all cells with labels are filled. Empty cells can lead […]

Tip: 'AutoFit Row Height' on merged cells too

Autofit rowheight also on merged cells

Save 5 minutes a day by using ASAP Utilities to automatically fit the row height on merged cells too. Make the AutoFit Row Height work on merged cells Strangely, when using the AutoFit feature in Excel it completely ignores merged cells. In standard Excel, you cannot use the AutoFit feature on a row that contains […]

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