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.
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.
To protect your spreadsheet, Excel proposes the following options:
This tip describes how to add watermark text or picture to your workbook.
Sometimes you need to manage lists where the information is arranged in rows. Excel offers a simple way to work with this big data in rows.
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: