Sometimes you might want to lock cells in your Excel spreadsheet that contain formulas and functions or data. Thus, the person doing the data entry will not accidentally overwrite or delete the spreadsheet formulas and functions or your data.
If you are working with huge workbooks that contain a very large number of formulas, functions, and data, you can turn off automatic recalculation.
You may not always want to copy everything from the source cells to the destination cells. For example, you may want to copy only the current values of formulas rather than the formulas themselves.
To move around the worksheet with your keyboard, use the key combinations:
If you need to enter lots of numbers with a fixed number of decimal places, Excel has a useful tool:
This setting enables you to select a different font and font size for your workbooks.
You can freeze your column and row labels so that you can view them no matter how far you scroll down or to the right in your worksheet.
This tip describes how to use conditional formatting for comfortable viewing results in the worksheet.
This tip describes shortcut keys that can be useful.
By default, Excel shows document tooltips (or screentips) when you hover on a button, but this option can be turned off.