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How to insert fractions

This tip describes how to use fractions simply.

Insert current date and time quickly

If you need to date-stamp or time-stamp your worksheet, Excel provides two shortcut keys that do this for you:

How to change number format easily

A simply way to apply number formatting is to use shortcut keys.
This tip summarizes the shortcut-key combinations that you can use to apply common number formatting to the selected cells or range.

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.

How to see formulas on the spreadsheet

Sometimes it is handy to view (and print) the formulas in all the cells in a spreadsheet with out having to manually enter each cell.

How to enter a new line on a cell

If you have lengthy text in a cell, you can force Excel to display it in multiple lines within the cell.