Format in Excel 2016
When you work with data in Excel, often you need to add more and more of new data. However, it takes some time to update formulas, charts, tables, when you add new data. Excel proposes functions that can help to customize your data and avoid routine updating. This tip is about creating an automatically extended (also known as dynamically updated or just dynamic) drop-down lists.
When you fill data in some spreadsheet, it can be necessary to show different drop-down lists that depend on some filled or calculated values.
When you fill data in some spreadsheet, it can be necessary to create dependent drop-down lists. The organization of these drop-down lists can be different – they can be filled step-by-step from left to right in the same row (like in the example below), cascading or even computed (see How to create a computable drop-down list).
When you compute subtotals in your spreadsheet, it can be necessary to select only subtotals and copy them to another sheet for future processing. If you select subtotals and copy them using copy-paste (Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V), Excel paste all source data with subtotals. This tip demonstrates the workaround that allows you copy just rows with subtotals.
For some charts or diagrams, you need to create a regular polygon – equiangular (all angles are equal) or equilateral (all sides have the same length). E.g., equilateral triangle, regular square, etc.
When you create a shape in your spreadsheet, it is created with the default style and any text that you type has the default font.
When you work with some Excel elements such as tables, charts, you spend a lot of time on positioning them and formatting. Here will find the feature that Excel proposes to help you create a perfect presentation of your data.
When you create a presentation from your draft Excel spreadsheet, you might need to delete all comments. You can delete every comment one by one, but this will take some time. This tip shows the quick way how to delete all comments in your spreadsheet.
Sometimes you need to select a large data range. This tip shows how to select rows, columns, rectangular or free form ranges in few clicks.
By default, Excel automatically creates hyperlinks when you type or insert URLs or e-mails. You can Turn off the automatic creation of hyperlinks in Excel, or delete all hyperlinks later.