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PerfectXL Risk Eliminator

Would you like to avoid painful mistakes and hidden defects in your Excel files? Follow the example of many other Excel users and start using PerfectXL Risk Eliminator today.

  • Avoid >70 types of risks
  • Improvement suggestions
  • Quality reports

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Reliable Spreadsheets

A full report about the quality of any spreadsheet in under a minute? We know it sounds impossible, but not anymore. The PerfectXL Risk Eliminator offers clarification on more than 70 risks, mistakes and errors your spreadsheet might contain and even provides you with extensive improvement suggestions. Any Excel user can improve Excel files with our intuitive software.

Avoid risks in all shapes and sizes

The PerfectXL Risk Eliminator scans for risks in the following categories:

  • Calculation doubts
  • Structure issues
  • Range issues
  • Hidden info
  • Complex formulas
  • Vulnerable functions
  • VBA Issues

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good company

PerfectXL serves clients from different industries. The tool has proven its value to accountants, consultants and financial experts as well as professionals from high tech, energy, logistics and transport industries.

“As soon as PerfectXL becomes part of your Excel routine, it becomes software that does exactly what you want it to do.”

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VLOOKUP is used a lot more often than INDEX and MATCH, while the latter combination is ultimately much better. The combination of INDEX and MATCH is less error prone and a lot more efficient.

Our software inspects spreadsheets on all kinds of spreadsheet risk. Read more about some of the risks we detect in spreadsheets here.

What separates the great spreadsheets from the rest, is documentation! This will help future users of the spreadsheets to really understand your work. Your spreadsheet should contain a ‘Documentation’ sheet as the first, or last worksheet.

Long ago, Excel was not as clever and advanced as today, but the so-called array functions have been around for a long time. However, most people do not know about them, and do not understand them.

Even Thomas Jefferson, 19th century president of the United States, remarked: “The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.”

(Hidden) circular references occur when Excel tries to compute a result of a cell that’s already been visited during the calculation round. Excel doesn’t warn us of conditional circular references.

The use of fixed numbers is a bad idea. A future user will not know where the number came from, and fixed numbers don’t change automatically, and thus might be overlooked when a change is made.

Do not hide anything except some sheets. Excel has too many attractive options that look good but may be risky in the long run.

You might need to run a calculation for inflation, the result of which is the needed in several other formulas. You might be tempted to calculate this formula twice, but resist the temptation.

It is so tempting to merge cells in Excel so that they form a header above two or more columns. Yes, we must admit, it looks nice, but resist the temptation because it can be dangerous!

What separates the great spreadsheets from the rest, is documentation! This will help future users of the spreadsheets to really understand your work.

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