A common type of date calculation determines the number of days between two dates.
A Gantt chart is a horizontal bar chart that is often used in project management applications
like Microsoft Project.
You're probably familiar with a "thermometer" type display that shows the percentage of a task that's
completed. It's very easy to create such a display in Excel.
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.
Another powerful trick to attain the attention of the audience and improve the effect of your presentation
is to use axis label formatting customized for the specific value ranges.
When you're plotting data over time, you may want to plot a trend line that describes the data. A trend line
points out general trends in your data.
For certain chart types, you can add error bars to your chart. Error bars often are used to indicate "plus
or minus" information that reflects uncertainty in the data.
If your worksheet contains comments, you can print them as they appear on the sheet or at the end of the
When a comment has been inserted in a cell, the little red triangle is being displayed to indicate a comment
in a cell. This tip is how to hide/display this indicator.
You should display the Developer tab when you want to write macros, run macros that you previously
recorded, or create applications to use with Microsoft Office programs. Do the following: