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How to create an automatically extended or dynamic drop-down list

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.

How to copy computed subtotals in Excel

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.

How to create an equilateral triangle, a regular square, and other regular polygons in Excel

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.

Change the default font and style for shapes in Excel

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.

How to use Camera tool in Excel

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.

How to delete all comments in the spreadsheet

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.

How to select a large data range in one click in Excel

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.

How to remove all hyperlinks in your Excel spreadsheet

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.

How to show image linked to the list element

Microsoft Excel proposes a lot of different features for creating a perfect presentation of your data. One of these features is linked elements. This tip shows how to create a drop-down list and automatically show linked objects, such as image, text, hyperlink, etc. for the selected drop-down list item.

Quick way to transform your data without using formulas

Sometimes, especially when you work with a lot of data, you need to transform it. If you need to convert some range of data by dividing or multiplying it, it can be done in Excel in two clicks: