Excel Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts
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It's easy to lock and protect cells in Microsoft Excel to prevent users from changing data or formulas. This involves a two-step process …
You can password protect worksheets and workbooks in Excel. If you want to prevent other users from opening or modifying an Excel workbook, you can encrypt the file with a password. You can also protect workbook structure where you can prevent users from deleting, renaming, moving or unhiding worksheets. Password protection can be added to your Excel file in several ways.
There are several mouse and keyboard shortcuts you can use to zoom in and out in Excel worksheets. Some of these shortcuts are built-in and others can be created by customizing Excel Options.
As many Excel worksheets can become quite large, it can be useful to freeze row and column headings or freeze panes so titles are locked in place when you scroll through your worksheet. In Excel, you can freeze both row headings and column headings or just one.
Here are 5 different ways to quickly convert numbers stored as text to numbers in a Microsoft Excel worksheet. You can use a Smart Tag, Paste Special or …
You can quickly insert multiple rows in Excel using the context menu, keyboard shortcuts or the Home tab in the Ribbon. The key to inserting multiple rows at once, rather than one by one, is to select the number of rows you want to insert first and then insert rows. Excel will insert the same number of rows you selected.
You can apply strikethrough to text or values in Excel to cross out or create a line through a cell or part of a cell. There are 3 common ways to apply strikethrough in your Excel worksheets – using a built-in keyboard shortcut, using the Font dialog box, or by adding a command to the Quick Access Toolbar.
Moving a pivot table is not as simple as moving other objects in an Excel worksheet or workbook. You will typically need to use the Move PivotTable command in the Ribbon to move a pivot table to a different area on a worksheet or to a different sheet in the same workbook.
You can hide or unhide columns or rows in Excel using the context menu, using a keyboard shortcut or by using the Format command on the Home tab in the Ribbon. You can quickly unhide all columns or rows as well.
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