Sometimes you need to select a large data range. This tip shows how to select rows, columns, rectangular, or free form ranges in a few clicks.
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.
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.
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.
When you have some hidden cells in your chart data, Excel ignores data for these gaps and doesn't show the corresponding chart elements.
Excel automatically creates hyperlinks if you type or insert some text that Excel sees like a hyperlink such as URL or e-mail. You can quickly turn off and turn on the automatic creation of hyperlinks for more comfortable work in Excel ☺.
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:
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.
If you want to print a spreadsheet with data on several pages, it is more informative to have column headers or labels on every printed page. See also how to print a large Excel spreadsheet.
Microsoft Excel proposes some unique features that can help to work fast and easy with a lot of data. One of the important things of working with large worksheets is the possibility to switch between presentations of results only and all intermediate data.