In some cases, you may want to sort your data in non-standard ways. For example, if your data consists of month names, you usually want it to appear in month order rather than alphabetically.
Headers and footers are widely used in the Microsoft Word document, but you should know that Excel has headers and footers too.
You can make your Excel spreadsheets more appealing by choosing a graphics file to serve as a background for a spreadsheet similar to the wallpaper that you may display on your Windows desktop.
If you prefer to avoid the empty workbook to be created when Excel starts up, you can do so by editing the command line that is used to start Excel.
Excel for Microsoft 365 automatically creates one worksheet in each new workbook, but you can force it to create as many spreadsheets as you need.
The Excel TEXT function enables you to specify numbers and date format.
Using the Hide command, you can hide the data and formulas from "inquisitive minds". But some of them still can use the Unhide command. Nevertheless, you can completely hide the Excel spreadsheet so that it will be needed some VBA programming to unhide it.
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.