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Changing a spreadsheet tabs color

Color code is a perfect way to identify content and draw an attention to it. In Excel you can easily change colors of one or more spreadsheet tabs.

How to insert fractions

This tip describes how to use fractions simply.

How to change default font

This setting enables you to select a different font and font size for your worksheets.

AutoCorrect for data entry

You can use Excel's AutoCorrect feature to create shortcuts for commonly used words or phrases.

Check data entry for invalid entries

You can greatly reduce data-entry problems in your workbooks by making Excel check entries before entering them in specific cells. To do so, you need to define restrictions and data-validation rules for those cells.

Adding and removing page breaks

On printing worksheet you might not be satisfied with the current pagination, so you might need to insert or remove manual page break.

How to change columns to rows and vice versa

In some cases, you may want to change columns and rows in your data range for more convenient and impressive view. Excel proposes the fast and simple way to change columns and rows in the data range.

Hide formulas from appearing in the edit bar

Usually you can view a formula in the Excel cell when cell is selected, but you can protect spreadsheet to hide formulas in some cells.

How to add elbow to the table

This tip describes how to place into one cell both column and row header known as elbow.

Removing excess spaces and nonprinting characters

Often, data imported into an Excel worksheet contains excess spaces or strange (often unprintable) characters. There are two handy functions TRIM and CLEAN to cleanup such data.