Compare Spreadsheets

In this tutorial we teach you how to compare spreadsheets from your portfolio. Comparing can be very helpful in case of different versions of one file. PerfectXL compares spreadsheets on several key aspects, such as characteristics, risk indicators and complexity indicators.

How to Compare Spreadsheets

Upload the spreadsheet(s) you want to compare into your PerfectXL portfolio and select the one you want to examine. The go to the ‘Compare’ tab in the tool and select the second spreadsheet from you portfolio in the dropdown menu.

Tutorial Compare Spreadsheets :: PerfectXL Spreadsheet Validation Tool

After selection PerfectXL will generate a comparison that focuses on characteristics of the spreadsheets, risk indicators and complexity indicators. The comparison is published in numbers as well as in a visualization, making it easy to spot big changes in a glance.

Tutorial Compare Spreadsheets :: PerfectXL Spreadsheet Validation Tool

Watch our Video Tutorials

In the video’s below, several features and possibilities of PerfectXL are described and demonstrated thoroughly. In time we will add more video tutorials.

Video Tutorial: Tracing Problems in Spreadsheet Calculations :: PerfectXL

Tracing Problems in Calculations

When spreadsheets contain inconsistencies or suspected miscalculations, it takes great effort to find the problem manually. In this video we’ll show you how to use PerfectXL’s Formula Breakdown feature to locate and fix the problems in spreadsheet calculations within a matter of minutes. 

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Video Tutorial: How to Check Your Input Source in Excel :: PerfectXL

How to Check Your Input Sources in Excel

In this video we’ll show you how to run a quick basic check of the input sources of your spreadsheet and how to determine if there is any unknown input. We’ll also show you a powerful way to visualize your spreadsheet’s information flow to help determine the function and dependability of each worksheet.

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Video Tutorial: How to Quickly Validate Your Spreadsheet :: PerfectXL

How to Quickly Validate your Spreadsheet

88% of spreadsheets contain hidden issues. These issues can be a serious risk to the outcome of your spreadsheet. This video shows you how PerfectXL helps you to quickly validate your spreadsheet on 29 types of risk, without having to check every cell manually.

Learn how to validate your spreadsheet