Today's post is all about how to find empty cells in your spreadsheet. You might be giving me a blank stare from behind your computer screen, but if I were you, I wouldn't a-void this post! #PunsIntended This post is chock-full of useful tips that you can apply to projects like data cleaning, volunteer on-boarding, and even getting better donation stats.
Part 3 in a mini-series exploring the great, big world of “de-duping” – or, how to handle repeated info in a spreadsheet or database. In this installment: using Microsoft Excel to highlight duplicates and summarize data.
Like contact sports, "Contact Segmentation" has rules to learn and skills to develop... and sometimes it can make you feel sore/grumpy/bruised. In this post, I offer 4 "Rules of the Game" and 3 Skills that will help you make it to the clean data finish line.
Students in A's North Philly classroom are studying population growth. The problem? The rate of population change has reached an inflection point so we can't really rely on the past to make a population growth model. In this post, a few perspectives on predicting the future, aka making population projections!
This is the third installment in a series called "The Mail Merges Are Alright" featuring the National Student Walkout and the mass-email sending tool, GMASS.
Read on, for a tutorial and step-by-step instructions about how to Mail Merge a fundraising letter using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Next week, we'll cover merges using Google Drive - part of an on-going series dedicated to Mail Merge for Changemakers.
When you're setting up Sums, Subtotals, SumIfs (and more...) in Google Sheets - you might end up with more than you bargained for. Here to help you make sense of it all, the Spreadsheet Whisperer.
Today, we're going to talk about how to freeze rows and columns so that they are visible no matter how big your spreadsheet is, or how far you scroll. Also! Don't miss out on my second webinar with the Working Families Party and ResistHere.
Back when The Data Are Alright was just a prototype, I made a blog post about one of my favorite Excel tricks, the "Format as Table" feature but the instructions were only for Excel users. Now, I'm eating my words and serving up a second helping, this time in Google Sheets.
However you do your work to turn our political system upside down, I hope you can make good use of this post, whether it's inspiration from the Purim story or the technical tips about rotating your data that most resonates with you. I've been doing movement work for long enough to know that we desperately need both!