Solver tool allows you to specify multiple adjustable cells and constraints on the values that the
adjustable cells can have, generate a solution that maximizes or minimizes a particular worksheet cell,
generate multiple solutions to a problem.
Goal seeking is a useful feature that works in conjunction with your formulas. If you know what a formula
result should be, Excel can tell you which values of one or more input cells you need to produce that
Because timestamps are represented as serial numbers, you can subtract the earlier time from the later time
to get the difference.
When calculating the difference between two dates, you may want to exclude weekends and holidays.
Excel includes a variety of built-in formats that cover general, numeric, currency, percentage, exponential,
date, time, and custom numeric formats. You can also design your own custom formats based on one of the
You can greatly reduce data-entry problems in your workbooks by making Excel check entries before entering
them in specific cells. To do so, you need to define restrictions and data-validation rules for those cells.
By default, the number of Undo levels in Excel 2016 is 100. You can increase or decrease this number if
Excel's ability to create automatic subtotals is a handy feature that can save you a great deal of time.
In addition to manual data filtering, Excel enables fully automated filtering based on data from the
specified range of cells. Before you can use the advanced filtering feature, you must set up a criteria
range. A criteria range is a designated range on a worksheet that conforms to specific requirements.
If you would like to understand better how some of these complex array formulas work, consider using a handy
tool - Formula Evaluator: