Settings in Excel 2016
Manual data entry into spreadsheets and especially entering data into text cells leads to many errors. Excel data validation tools allow you to reduce the inaccuracy of Excel data entry by restricting the set of possible values to a pre-defined list. Users can select the item from a drop-down list with few choices, instead of typing text into the data entry form template.
After recent updates, the ribbon in Microsoft Excel can take up to 1/3 of the available screen space. Microsoft Office help tells that you can hide or unhide your ribbon, but you cannot reduce the size of your ribbon, or size of the text or the icons. False! You can change the mode and remove unnecessary white space around buttons, and, thus, reduce the ribbon size.
When you create a data table with daily records, you can need to highlight weekends or other specific days. You don’t need to open a Calendar and do it manually, Excel proposes conditional formatting that can help you do it without any calculation.
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.
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.
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.
Excel automatically creates hyperlinks if you type or insert some text that Excel sees like a hyperlink such as URLs or e-mails. You can easily turn off and turn on the automatic creation of hyperlinks for more comfortable work in Excel ☺.
When you work in Excel, by default it automatically identifies all issues, such as incorrect data in the cell, problems with formulas, etc. So, you see green triangles (by default) shown in the top left corner of these cells.
Every time you add, move or resize shapes, by default, it isn’t easy to align them. Excel proposes features named Snap to Shape and Snap to Grid that can help to organize shape and any objects.