February 17, 2020
The Excel team offers Currency, Percent, and Comma icons in the center of the Home tab of the Ribbon. The tooltip says the Comma Style formats with a thousands separator. I despise this icon. Why do I despise this icon?
February 13, 2020
Anything you do to Book.xltx (default workbook) is cumulative. Build the workbook with your favorite settings today. If you discover some new settings that you would like to add to Book.xltx in the future, follow these steps:
February 12, 2020
In a few minutes, you can teach Excel your favorite settings. Then, every time you create a new workbook with Ctrl+N or insert a new worksheet, the worksheet will inherit all of your favorite settings.
February 10, 2020
Say that you want to build the following report, with months going down column A. In each row, you want to pull the grand total data from each sheet. Each sheet has the same number of rows, so the total is always in row 12.
February 6, 2020
You have a workbook with 12 worksheets, 1 for each month. All of the worksheets have the same number of rows and columns. You want a summary worksheet in order to total January through December.
February 5, 2020
Any time your manager asks you for something, he or she comes back 15 minutes later and asks for an odd twist that wasn't specified the first time. Now that you can create worksheet copies really quickly.
February 3, 2020
When you select two or more numeric cells, the total appears in the status bar in the lower right of the Excel window.
January 30, 2020
Say that you want to add a total row and a total column to a data set.
January 29, 2020
If you want each report to have the name of the worksheet as a title, use this formula.
January 28, 2020
Karen from Chicago has a worksheet with 200 columns. The filter drop-downs are enabled. She wants a quick way to see which columns have a filter applied and what filter is applied to those columns.
January 27, 2020
You can right-click any sheet tab and choose Move or Copy to make a copy of a worksheet. But that is the very slow way to copy a worksheet. The fast way: Hold down the Ctrl key and drag the worksheet tab to the right.
January 22, 2020
While you can edit any custom list that you create, you cannot edit the first four lists in the Custom Lists dialog.