Creating a simple thermometer chart
You're probably familiar with a "thermometer" type display that shows the percentage of a task that's completed. It's very easy to create such a display in Excel.
Creating picture charts
Excel makes it easy to incorporate a pattern, texture, or graphic file for elements in your chart. E.g., you can create funny burger sales chart for your colleagues.
Adding a trend line
When you're plotting data over time, you may want to plot a trend line that describes the data. A trend line points out general trends in your data.
Adding error bars
For certain chart types, you can add error bars to your chart. Error bars often are used to indicate "plus or minus" information that reflects uncertainty in the data.
Protect Excel spreadsheet options
To protect your spreadsheet, Excel proposes the following options:
How to manage Add-ins
Some function in Excel is available only when the add-in is installed. For example, Solver or the Analysis group is not avalible in standard ribbons, you need to install the add-in before you can use it. See also Using Solver.
Creating a Drop-Down List in a Cell
This tip will show you how to display a drop-down list in a cell.
Adding watermarks to workbook
This tip describes how to add watermark text or picture to your workbook.
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 Developer 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: