Gridlines help you align shapes and create consistent dimensions for each object. In Excel, gridlines are simulated by column borders and changing column widths and heights essentially controls your gridlines.
By default, gridlines are displayed in worksheets, but you can hide the gridlines.
Simple line and bar charts often attract little or no interest of the audience, but Excel allows you to attract an attention to your data by emphasizing change direction, difference or period.
Very few Excel users pay an attention to the chart axes, but there are some tricks with axes that will help you to improve your visualizations with little or no efforts.
If you have a lot of data, manual editing and formatting of cells isn’t an option any more. However, Excel provides you many group operations that make those manipulations quick and easy.
Using simple tricks, you can convert your Excel spreadsheet from a table with rows and columns to an interactive application that will help you to represent the date in a more appealing and convenient way.
To make your data more information you can combine different chars in many ways.
Gantt charts illustrate project schedules and, thus, often used by project managers. Project management tools like Microsoft Project are better suited for Gantt charts, but it is easy to create a Gantt chart in Excel following the simple steps.
Default installation of Excel have reasonable presets for chart types and colors, but you can change those defaults according your own preferences.
There are several different Excel features that can make your presentation less boring: