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How to remove all hyperlinks in your Excel spreadsheet

By default, Excel automatically creates hyperlinks when you type or insert URLs or e-mails. You can Turn off the automatic creation of hyperlinks in Excel, or delete all hyperlinks later.

How to show image linked to the list element

Microsoft Excel proposes a lot of different features for creating a perfect presentation of your data. One of these features is linked elements. This tip shows how to create a drop-down list and automatically show linked objects, such as image, text, hyperlink, etc. for the selected drop-down list item.

Quick way to transform your data without using formulas

Sometimes, especially when you work with a lot of data, you need to transform it. If you need to convert some range of data by dividing or multiplying it, it can be done in Excel in two clicks:

Change the default font for text boxes in Excel

When you create a text box in your document Excel, any text you type appears has the default font that can be different from version to version...

How to change connector type for flowchart

Most process flow diagrams and workflow charts use elbow connectors for connecting process stages and elements, but too many connecting lines of the same type give your chart a messy look. Fortunately, you can combine different connector types that represent semantically different transitions.

How to add text to the connector in the flowchart

When you create the process flow chart, process map, business flow diagram or data flow diagrams and UML activity diagrams you often need to add some text or labels to the connectors. Unlike other free and commercial diagram drawing packages, Microsoft Office shapes provide extremely rich text formatting features.

How to change flowchart shapes in Excel

Business process charts like employee routines, document preparation and approval, or online user navigation path on a website or a Web store are different from academic flows of algorithms. Usually academic applications use a limited number of standard shape types, but in business, different shapes give a better look and simplify understanding. However, it is hard to decide which shape is appropriate for the specific block.

How to change format for diagram shapes in Excel

The Format tab of the Drawing Tools toolbar provides a plenty of options for customization of a shape outline, background and text settings. Also, you can change spacing and size for multiple shapes at once.

How to make your data changes in the chart more informative

Simple line and bar charts often attract little or no interest of the audience, but Excel allows you to attract an attention to your data by emphasizing change direction, difference or period.

Improve axes format in Excel

Very few Excel users pay an attention to the chart axes, but there are some tricks with axes that will help you to improve your visualizations with little or no efforts.