Sometimes it is necessary to compare two Excel worksheets. E.g., compare balance sheets for different periods of time. You can do it by comparing spreadsheets side by side in two automatically linked windows.
Color code is a perfect way to identify content and draw any attention to it. In Excel, you can easily change the colors of one or more spreadsheet tabs.
You can use Excel's AutoCorrect feature to create shortcuts for commonly used words or phrases.
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.