In this webinar, you’ll learn how to resolve error prompt issues that may arise while working in your Excel spreadsheets. Upon completion of this course, you’ll be able to:
- Identify IFNA, IFERROR, and ISERROR functions and list which versions of Excel support them
- Improve the odds of Excel creating a backup copy of your work so you can recover easily from program crashes
- Apply Excel’s Filter feature to scan a column for # sign errors
- Control Excel’s green error-checking prompts
- Manage macro security prompts
- Diagnose formula errors
- Remove certain add-ins that can compromise Excel
- Track down the ripple effect of errors in Excel spreadsheets
- Count the number of # sign errors in a worksheet
David demonstrates every technique at least twice, first on a PowerPoint slide with numbered steps, and second in Excel 2016. He’ll draw to your attention any differences in Excel 2013, 2010, or 2007 during the presentation as well as in his detailed handouts.
Topics Typically Covered:
- Avoid wasting time when saving workbooks as .XLS files by dispatching the Compatibility Checker.
- See how the Sparkline feature empowers you to create tiny, in-cell charts for showing trends of data.
- Understand why you can’t assign the name “History” to a worksheet tab.
- Bring Excel’s green error-checking prompts under control by managing the underlying rules.
- Track down the ripple effect of errors in spreadsheets with Excel’s Trace Error command.
- Use Excel’s Go To Special command to easily select form controls you wish to remove en masse.
- Use the SUMPRODUCT function to count the number of # sign errors in a worksheet.
- Get a rundown on what the various # sign errors in Excel mean.
- Learn how range names can minimize errors, save time in Excel, serve as navigation aids, and store information in hidden locations.
- Diagnose formula errors, such as #VALUE!, #REF!, #N/A, and more.
- Use Excel’s Filter feature to quickly scan a column for # sign errors.
- Learn why Excel is opposed to circular references.
- Compare IFNA, IFERROR, and ISERROR functions and learn which versions of Excel support these worksheet functions.
- Master the nuances—and the power—of Excel’s Transpose feature.
- Decipher and manage Excel’s macro security prompts.
- Understand how to manage the Protected View prompt in Excel 2010 and later.
- Use a simple macro to eliminate redundant prompts that appear when you save a file in text or CSV format.
- Improve the odds of Excel creating a backup copy of your work so you can recover easily from program crashes.
- Discover techniques that automatically provide fallback positions in the event you need to see an earlier version of your spreadsheet.
- See how to view two worksheets from within the same workbook at the same time.
- Learn the risks of linked workbooks, determine if a workbook contains links, and see how links can hide within Excel features.
- Learn what steps to take if you can’t open a damaged workbook.
- Understand how to launch Excel in Safe Mode to troubleshoot Excel issues.
- Remove memory-consuming add-ins that can compromise Excel.
CPE Credit: Participants can earn up to 2 CPE credits in the Computer Science field of study. Please note that CPE credit is only available for viewing the live program.
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Program Level: Basic
Advanced Preparation: None
Instructional Method: Group-Internet Based
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David H. Ringstrom, CPA, is an author and nationally recognized instructor who teaches scores of webinars each year. His Excel courses are based on 25 years of consulting and teaching experience. David’s mantra is “Either you work Excel, or it works you,” so he focuses on what he sees users don’t, but should, know about Microsoft Excel. His goal is to empower you to use Excel more effectively.
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