In some situation you can't work with workbook that consists of merged cells. To use Filter, Sort or other
functions, you need to unmerge cells and put to all of them the data from merged cells. This tip shows how
to do it efficiently.
This tip will show you how to display a drop-down list in a cell.
Solver tool allows you to specify multiple adjustable cells and constraints on the values that the
adjustable cells can have, generate a solution that maximizes or minimizes a particular worksheet cell,
generate multiple solutions to a problem.
Goal seeking is a useful feature that works in conjunction with your formulas. If you know what a formula
result should be, Excel can tell you which values of one or more input cells you need to produce that
Excel's ability to create automatic subtotals is a handy feature that can save you a great deal of time.
In addition to manual data filtering Excel enables fully automated filtering based on data from the
specified range of cells. Before you can use the advanced filtering feature, you must set up a criteria
range. A criteria range is a designated range on a worksheet that conforms to certain requirements.
In order to get unique items in a range you can use the Advanced Filter to extract the unique values
from a column of data and paste them to a new location.
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.
If you often need to adjust your data ranges so that your charts plot an updated data range, you may be
interested in a trick that forces Excel to update the chart's data range whenever you add new data to your
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.