How to ask a question about Excel

Tips on how to ask good Excel questions

Every day, thousands of questions about Excel are posted on the internet. Many go unanswered because they are unclear, or too complicated. Below are six tips to write a better question that will attract good answers quickly.

1. Search for existing solutions

Try a search first to see if you can find an existing solution you can use or adapt. You can save a lot of time by finding a path others have already travelled.

2. State your goal clearly and briefly

Be clear about what you want. For example:

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Dave Bruns

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