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How to create a simple interactive chart with radio or option buttons

There are a lot of different features in Microsoft Excel, that can be useful for creating a presentation of your data. One of these features is interactive controls, that can be added to your Excel spreadsheet to create dynamic charts. This tip is about using Option Buttons that can be easily added and customized.

How to delete all comments in the spreadsheet

When you create a presentation from your draft Excel spreadsheet, you might need to delete all comments. You can delete every comment one by one, but this will take some time. This tip shows the quick way how to delete all comments in your spreadsheet.

How to select a large data range in one click in Excel

Sometimes you need to select a large data range. This tip shows how to select rows, columns, rectangular or free form ranges in few clicks.

How to remove all hyperlinks in your Excel spreadsheet

By default, Excel automatically creates hyperlinks when you type or insert URLs or e-mails. You can Turn off the automatic creation of hyperlinks in Excel, or delete all hyperlinks later.

How to show image linked to the list element

Microsoft Excel proposes a lot of different features for creating a perfect presentation of your data. One of these features is linked elements. This tip shows how to create a drop-down list and automatically show linked objects, such as image, text, hyperlink, etc. for the selected drop-down list item.

Show chart data for empty cells

When you have some gaps in your chart data, Excel doesn't show any data for these gaps and your chart looks odd. Instead you can show interpolated values instead of gaps in the chart.

Show chart data in hidden cells

When you have some hidden cells in your chart data, Excel ignores data for these gaps and doesn't show the corresponding chart elements.

Turn off the automatic creation of hyperlinks in Excel

Excel automatically creates hyperlinks if you type or insert some text that Excel sees like a hyperlink such as URLs or e-mails. You can easily turn off and turn on the automatic creation of hyperlinks for more comfortable work in Excel ☺.

How to add a horizontal line to the chart

Sometimes you need to add a horizontal line to your chart. E.g., this will be useful to show data with some goal line or limits:

How to remove green triangles from cells (hide auto-calculating checks)

When you work in Excel, by default it automatically identifies all issues, such as incorrect data in the cell, problems with formulas, etc. So, you see green triangles (by default) shown in the top left corner of these cells.