Once you have your figures right, the next step is presenting them. Here are a few ideas to help you improve your formatting and make your files easier to read, understand and use.
Dependent drop-down lists offer straightforward and scalable solutions to several Excel challenges.
Excel has evolved considerably over the past decade, and each version contains different solutions to a range of problems.
Excel's new LET function is a useful tool in speeding up calculation time in large files.
Knowing what a cell contains can be useful when developing your formulas. Excel has a collection of IS functions that can help.
Slicers are an easy-to-use filter interface for pivot tables. Most people don't realise that you can also use slicers on formatted tables.
Excel is not a database, but with recent changes, it can pretend to be a basic one. For small data sets, the solution detailed below can work well.
User defined functions in Excel are a helpful way of creating your own spreadsheet functions.
Text boxes are an old Excel feature that can provide flexibility to all types of Excel files. You can apply multiple formats to the text within a text box. You can also link a text box to a cell on the sheet to provide dynamically changing text.
The VLOOKUP function is heading for early retirement after decades of service. See how its replacement offers more options and flexibility.