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Share workbook and track changes

With Excel built-in tools you can easily work together on workbooks and monitor who, when and what changes made. E.g., track project status and tasks.

Protecting workbook elements

Much like as you can protect elements of each Excel spreadsheet (see Protecting spreadsheet elements for more details), you can protect structure of the sheets in the workbook, prohibiting renaming, moving and other operations.

Locking Cells in a Spreadsheet

Sometimes you might want to lock cells in your Excel spreadsheet that contain formulas and functions or data. Thus, the person doing the data entry will not accidentally overwrite or delete the spreadsheet formulas and functions or your data.

Recalculating the Worksheet

If you are working with huge workbooks that contain a very large number of formulas, functions, and data, you can turn off the automatic recalculation.

How to add elbow to the table

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

AutoCorrect for data entry

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

Entering decimal points automatically

If you need to enter lots of numbers with a fixed number of decimal places, Excel has a useful tool:

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.

How to change default font

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

Applying Conditional Formatting

This tip describes how to use conditional formatting for comfortable viewing results in the worksheet.