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 appear on the left?" Just ...

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 manually by ...

Tip: Quickly select or filter by strikethrough formatted text

Sort by strikethrough formatting

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 this type ...

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 into a ...

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 names, a comma ...

Insert random dates and times in Excel

Example - Random dates and times

We just received the following question: "Would it be possible to add random date and times?" Yes, this can (already) be done with just Excel. We might add a tool for it in ASAP Utilities that will ask you for the input in the future, but it isn't hard to do yourself with the combination of a few ...

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 and then start: ASAP ...

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 search-tool will help ...

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. Some information ...

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 shortcut for ...