Excel/Expert Profile

Ask A Question


Selected as an Excel MVP by Microsoft since 1999. Answering Excel questions in Allexperts since its inception in 2001. Able to answer questions on almost all aspects of Excel's internal capabilities. If seeking a VBA solution, please specify that in your question itself so I give you the answer you want. [Excel has weak protection - if you are distributing an application, I don't answer questions on how to protect your project from your users.]

Experience in the area

Extensive experience.


Master of Science (MS) degree Operations Research (ORSA)

Awards and Honors

Microsoft MVP in Excel.

Average Ratings

Recent Reviews from Users

Read More Comments

    K = Knowledgeability    C = Clarity of Response    P = Politeness
christopher12/02/16101010Excellent. Thank you.
Christopher12/01/16101010Perfect. Thank you.
Bill12/01/16101010Tom, Thanks for this answer and for .....
William12/01/16101010Tom, thanks for spending time making an .....
Bill11/30/16101010As always, Tom delivered a complete and .....

Recent Answers from Tom Ogilvy

2016-12-03 missing information:

Christopher,    You type a bunch of text in a cell and then in the formula bar at certain placed, do Alt+Enter    then get out of the formula bar and do wrap text (Make sure the column is fairly wide so

2016-12-02 Macro to delete certain months data:

Gail,    This macro assumes your actual numbes start in row 2.  It finds the last row and loops from the last row to the 2nd row.  I prompts for a month number.       Sub DeleteMonth()  Dim Mnth As Variant

2016-12-01 Excel function:

Lee,    First, I don't use macs and have no experience with them.  However, I would expect mac excel would work pretty much the same for the situation you describe.  Nontheless, you can send the worksheet

2016-12-01 conditional formatting:

select the range AF6:AI6   assume AF6 will be the activecell in the selection      go to the home tab and select conditional formatting    choose "new rule"  choose "Use a formula to Determine which cells

2016-12-01 VBA code:

Chris,    right click on the sheet tab for the sheet where you want this behavior.  Paste in this code in the resulting module:     Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)  Dim r As Range


Ask A Question

About Excel
This topic answers questions related to Microsoft Excel spreadsheet (or workbook) stand-alone or Mircrosoft Office Excel including Excel 2003, Excel 2007, Office 2000, and Office XP. You can get Excel help on Excel formulas(or functions), Excell macros, charting in Excel, advanced features, and the general use of Excel. This does not provide a general Excel tutorial nor the basics of using a spreadsheet. It provides specific answers to using Microsoft Excel only. If you do not see your Excel question answered in this area then please ask an Excel question here


All Answers

Answers by Expert:

Ask Experts


©2016 About.com. All rights reserved.