Settings in Excel /
How to customize your local Excel
Excel is heavily used by all Microsoft Office users and automatically opened workbooks, customizations of menu, recent documents and start screen allow you to save a lot of time.
How to turn on/off the Quick Analysis Feature
When you select a range of data, Excel displays a
button in the lower-right corner of the range. But this option can be turned off.
How to change default chart
When Excel is installed, the default chart is a 2-D Column chart but you can easily change the default chart type.
How to change the default colors that Excel uses for chart series
Every workbook uses a palette of 56 colors, but you can change palette for the current workbook or even change the default colors for new workbooks.
How to manage Add-ins
Some function in Excel is available only when the add-in is installed. For example,
is not avalible in standard ribbons, you need to install the add-in before you can use it. See also
Creating a Drop-Down List in a Cell
This tip will show you how to display a drop-down list in a cell.
Using a form for data entry
Sometimes you need to manage lists where the information is arranged in rows. Excel offers a simple way to work with this big data in rows.
Show the Developer tab
You should display the
tab when you want to write macros, run macros that you previously recorded, or create applications to use with Microsoft Office programs. Do the following:
Opening Workbooks Automatically
If you work with the same workbooks every day it will be helpful to open specific workbook files automatically whenever you start Excel. Any workbooks placed in the
folder open automatically.
Like a common text, any comments can be formatted: Excel represents many allows you to customize most aspects of its appearance, including color, border, and margins.