We often misunderstand the meaning of budgeting, associating it with austerity and savings, which are traditionally perceived negatively. Some believe that only those who are short of money need a budget. However, it's not true - we all need budgeting not to save but to control our income and expenses.
Microsoft Excel is one of the most widely used tools as it is versatile and can adapt well for a whole range of functions from project management to financial tracking, and everything in between. That said, your faithful Excel can also fail at times, and data corruption can be a serious problem when this happens.
Often you need to import data to the Excel spreadsheet from a text file. Microsoft Excel offers a Text Import Wizard to import data from different text file formats:
When you import data from a text file to the Excel spreadsheet, Microsoft Excel launches a
Text Import Wizard to help you to import data correctly. Here you can import all or
some data from text files of different formats:
When you paste or import data into the Excel spreadsheet, you might notice unusual symbols like
a diamond with a question mark. The replacement character � (often a black
diamond with a white question mark or an empty square box) represents an unknown, unrecognized
or unrepresentable character:
Excel provides three easy ways to print chosen ranges: print the selection, define
the print area in the Page Setup dialog, or create the print area. The first two
methods work well for occasional printing but, if you need to print a specific range
or ranges of worksheet frequently, defining one or multiple areas to print,
significantly reduce the efforts. Moreover, with print areas, you can easily add new
ranges to the current selection.
If you need to count the number of dates between two dates in Excel, you don't need to use
DATEDIF and other Excel date manipulation functions. Date in Excel isn't a separate
type, but a number with proper formatting. The integer part of this number represents days
since the fixed moment for all dates. Subtract one date from another, and you will get the
number of days between two dates. Also, you can add or subtract an integer from the date,
and get the date in the future or the past.
Gantt chart is a horizontal bar chart that is often used in project management