Category Archives: Arrays

A Numpy trap – correction

In my post of 30th May this year (here) I said that: As a check that the functions were working correctly, the Python functions were modified to return the sum of the largest array in the first row, revealing that … Continue reading

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Making Finite Element Analysis go faster …

… with Numba and Scipy sparse matrix functions. As promised in the previous post in this series, I will be looking at speeding up the formation and solving of matrix functions for the analysis of structural frames, using Excel and … Continue reading

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Using Numba with Excel and pyxll …

… and a Numpy trap. I last looked at using the just-in-time compiler Numba with Python some time ago (Two Timers), but I was prompted to take another look by an article in Medium that claimed Python Can Be Faster … Continue reading

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Excel functions that return references and new functions

The MyOnlineTrainingHub blog recently posted an article on: Excel Functions that Return References As well as comprehensive advice on the use of OFFSET, INDEX, CHOOSE, IF and INDIRECT, it also covers the new functions XLOOKUP (Excel for Microsoft 365 only), and … Continue reading

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XY Chart problems – 2

The previous chart post (XY Chart problems – 1) looked at problems plotting charts with very short data ranges.  An associated problem is plotting XY charts with data with gaps (see When is an XY chart not an XY chart …? and … Continue reading

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