Video: How to fill empty cells with the value above in Excel with ASAP Utilities

Copy values to empty cells below filled cells in selection - before

The following video will show you how to fill empty cells with the value above in Excel by using ASAP Utilities. The example in the video shows a table with several car-brands. Now in this case we want the brand-names copied down so that the empty cells are filled with the brand names. After this we can ...

Video: How to sort the sheet-tabs in Excel with ASAP Utilities

Before we sort the sheet-tabs

The following video will show you how to sort the sheet-tabs in alphabetical order in Excel by using ASAP Utilities. The example in the video show a workbook with several sheets with city-names: In the Excel menu choose ASAP Utilities » Sheets » Sort all sheets in alphabetical order Then result will then look like:

Fixed the statup delay in Windows XP + Excel 2007 when opening a file through the Windows Explorer

The latest version of ASAP Utilities (pre-released today) will solve an issue that can appear when you have both Windows XP and Excel 2007 installed. "After installing the latest version of ASAP-Utilities after upgrading to Office 2007, I began to encounter a problem with Excel 2007 where, upon clicking on an Excel file to open, the ...

Pre-release ASAP Utilities version 4.2.1 RC3

Example of the function =asaprandompassword()

I have just published a new pre-release of the new version of ASAP Utilities. It is ready for download and testing. In this update have made a few small improvements and added a new worksheet function that make creating strong passwords easy: =ASAPRandomPassword(length, use_symbols)This new function will return a strong password which contains of  - both uppercase ...

Video: How delete leading, trailing and excessive spaces in Excel with ASAP Utilities

Example of leading, trailing and excessive spaces

The following video will demonstrate you how to delete leading, trailing and excessive spaces from cells (trim) in Excel by using ASAP Utilities. The example in the video shows an address list with too many spaces: Several street- and city names contain a space at the beginning and/or at the end. Furthermore in a few names there are ...

Video: How to extract hyperlinks in Excel with ASAP Utilities

Extract hyperlinks

The following video will demonstrate you extract hyperlinks from cells in Excel by using ASAP Utilities. The example in the video show a list of websites that I copied from my links-page. There is no easy way in Excel itself to get the hyperlinks from the cells. That's why I built such a functionality into ASAP Utilities. First ...

Video: How to sort by color in Excel with ASAP Utilities

Sort by cell color

The following video will demonstrate you how to sort by color in Excel by using ASAP Utilities. It is not possible to sort by color in Excel. However we find that many people use colors to "tag" certain cells that need to be processed later. The example in the video show a list of keywords such as my ...

Macro: Export each column to a separate sheet

Last week I got a question from Danielle: "I have a spreadsheet with 75 columns each containing between 48 to 50 rows. I would like to be able to export each column to either a separate sheet or a separate file. Sort of like the export worksheets as separate files function. Does this ...

Video: How to remove leading zeros in Excel with ASAP Utilities

Remove/trim leading zeros in Excel

The following video will demonstrate you how to remove (or trim) leading zeros from numbers within a range in Excel by using ASAP Utilities. This utility also works for numbers that are not recognized by Excel or are proceeded with an apostrophe (such as '2). You can usually recognize these numbers because they are left-aligned: The following video ...

Pre-release ASAP Utilities version 4.2.1 RC2

(Re) build the ASAP Utilities favorites menu toolbar

I have just published a new pre-release of the new version of ASAP Utilities. It is ready for download and testing. I have also experienced some crazy things with customizing the ribbon (qat) and empty Excel dialogboxes due to dynamic labels (getLabel). I will write more about that in a separate post. New/improved Fill » Random numbering of ...