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Changing moving direction of the cell pointer after entering data

Excel automatically moves the cell pointer to the next cell down when you press the Enter key after entering data into a cell, but you can change this behavior to move it up, down, left, right and even stay on.

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.

Using Arrows in a Chart

Expressiveness of business graphics sometimes determines the success or failure of the presentation and you can achieve better perception of the audience by using in charts intuitively obvious representation of data by arrows.

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.

Creating and using named ranges

Range names is a powerful Excel feature which allows you to give a symbolic name for the cell or range of cells to be later used as convenient replacement for cell/range address in formulas.

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.

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.