The default installation of Excel has reasonable presets for chart types and colors, but you can change those defaults according to your own preferences.
Excel is heavily used by all Microsoft Office users, and automatically opened workbooks, customizations of the menu, recent documents, and start screen allow you to save a lot of time.
There are several useful features in Excel that can help to create your charts, which automatically change visual appearance depending on data.
For some workbooks with a large number of sheets or highlighting some important data, it is necessary to create hyperlinks to another cell in the same spreadsheet or workbook.
Unfortunately, when you try to paste a series of cells with blank cells, the Paste special with Skip blanks option doesn't seem to work.
Here's a quick way to unmerge all merged cells in a worksheet:
This tip will help you select all cells in the worksheet in one click.
When Excel is installed, the default chart is a 2-D Column chart, but you can easily change the default chart type.
Excel proposes very useful formatting for numeric data that can be applied for cells and some chart elements. For example, the standard formatting can be used when you need or want to omit some points of the chart axis, e.g., the zero point. Below you will find how to hide specific points on the chart axis using standard formatting and using a custom label format:
One of the useful tricks to attain the attention of the audience and improve the effect of presenting your data is to use axis label formatting customized for the specific value ranges: