Creating a cocktail chart
Do you want to make your annual company performance meeting less boring? Create a funny cocktail chart for it! E.g., you can mix in a glass percentages of department contribution to the company revenue.
Workaround for sorting and filtering of merged cells
In some situation you can't work with workbook that consists of merged cells. To use Filter, Sort or other functions, you need to unmerge cells and put to all of them the data from merged cells. This tip shows how to do it efficiently.
The Chart Toolbar
The Chart toolbar is a context-sensitive toolbar that appears when you click an embedded chart. Chart toolbar gives you control on chart type, data ranges, legends, etc.
Edit cells data
You can edit data in cells this in several ways:
Basic Formula operators
There are several operators that could be used in formulas.
Row and column selection with the keyboard
Using the formula bar as a calculator
If you simply need to perform a calculation, you can use the Formula bar as a calculator.
Referencing cells outside the worksheet
Formulas can refer to cells in other worksheets-and the worksheets don't even have to be in the same workbook. Excel uses a special type of notation to handle these types of references.
Shortcut key to switch between relative, absolute and mixed references
You can enter nonrelative references (absolute or mixed) manually by inserting dollar signs in the appropriate positions, or you can use a handy shortcut - F4 key.
Copy formulas for selected cells fast and easy
You can use "Copy" (Ctrl+C) and "Paste" (Ctrl+V) options, but there is faster way to "copy" a formula to multiple adjacent cells.