Sometimes, especially when you work with a lot of data, you need to transform it. If you need to convert
some range of data by dividing or multiplying it, it can be done in Excel in two clicks:
When you create a text box in your document Excel, any text you type appears has the default font
that can be different from version to version...
A flow chart usually shows steps in a task, process, or workflow. There are many different SmartArt templates
predefined in Excel that you can use to illustrate the process, including some complex templates with
A flowchart or flow chart usually shows steps of the task, process, or workflow. There are many different
SmartArt templates predefined in MS Excel that you can use to illustrate the process, including visually
appealing templates with pictures.
However, if you want to use different shapes and a complex topology, it is better to create your own
Most process flow diagrams and workflow charts use elbow connectors for connecting process stages and
elements, but too many connecting lines of the same type give your chart a messy look. Fortunately, you can
combine different connector types that represent semantically different transitions.
When you create the process flow chart, process map, business flow diagram or data flow diagrams, and UML
activity diagrams, you often need to add some text or labels to the connectors. Unlike other free and
commercial diagram drawing packages, Microsoft Office shapes provide extremely rich text formatting
Business process charts like employee routines, document preparation and approval, or online user navigation path on a website or a Web store are different from academic flows of algorithms. Usually, academic applications use a limited number of standard shape types, but in business, different shapes give a better look and simplify understanding. However, it is hard to decide which shape is appropriate for the specific block.
The Format tab of the Drawing Tools toolbar provides a plenty of options for customizing
a shape outline, background, and text settings. Also, you can change spacing and size for multiple shapes at
Every time you add, move, or resize shapes, by default, it isn't easy to align them. Excel proposes features
named Snap to Shape and Snap to Grid that can help to organize shape and any objects.