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Check data entry for invalid entries

You can greatly reduce data-entry problems in your workbooks by making Excel check entries before entering them in specific cells. To do so, you need to define restrictions and data-validation rules for those cells.

Increase the number of Undo levels in Excel

By default, the number of Undo levels in Excel for Microsoft 365 is 100. You can increase or decrease this number if it's necessary.

Creating Subtotals

Excel's ability to create automatic subtotals is a handy feature that can save you a great deal of time.

Using advanced filtering

In addition to manual data filtering, Excel enables fully automated filtering based on data from the specified range of cells. Before you can use the advanced filtering feature, you must set up a criteria range. A criteria range is a designated range on a worksheet that conforms to specific requirements.

Excel Formula Evaluator

If you would like to understand better how some of these complex array formulas work, consider using a handy tool - Formula Evaluator:

How to turn off Start screen

When you first start most of the Microsoft 365 applications, you'll see a new feature called the Start screen.

Counting the number of unique values

You can easily count the number of unique values of the range using a simple formula.

Unique items in the list

To get unique items from a range, you can use the Advanced Filter to extract the unique values from a column of data and paste them to a new location.

How to select all the embedded charts on the worksheet

If you need to select all objects embedded into the worksheet, e.g., select all charts to adjust their size, press Ctrl+G and click the Special button or use Ctrl to select objects individually.

Adding and removing page breaks

On the printing spreadsheet, you might not be satisfied with the current pagination, so you might need to insert or remove manual a page break.

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