In this practical webinar, you will learn several Excel features that increase your productivity and success with various data projects relating to spreadsheets. You will explore various techniques such as:
- Two different ways to set the default font for spreadsheets
- Hiding portions—or even the entire—Excel menu
- Randomizing the months of the year
- Temporarily making workbooks invisible.
The goal of this presentation is to spark thoughts along the lines of “Well, if Excel can do that, how do I do this?” You’ll also learn various tips and best practices to ensure that you are able to recover from Excel situations and odd behaviors when certain settings get changed inadvertently.
Office 365 is a subscription-based product that provides new-feature updates as often as monthly. Conversely, the perpetual licensed versions of Excel have feature sets that don’t change. Perpetual licensed versions have year numbers, such as Excel 2019, Excel 2016, and so on.
Field of Study: Computer Software and Applications
Program Level: Intermediate
Credit Type: Group Internet-Based for the Live Program and Self-Study.
You will learn the following:
- Adding as many as 255 blank worksheets to new workbooks.
- Disabling the ability to edit worksheet cells by double-clicking, which also unlocks two hidden features.
- Understanding the nuances of Excel’s Allow Editing Directly in Cells option, such as being able to edit cell comments with a double-click.
- Setting the default font for all future new workbooks.
- Seeing how to customize the default workbook that all new workbooks will be based on going forward.
- Reversing the column order for selected worksheets.
- Enabling the R1C1 reference style in Excel so that column letters are replaced with column numbers in the worksheet frame.
- Adjusting the order that the cursor moves in when a user presses Enter.
- Saving time by seeing how to enter data sideways.
- Triggering the arrow keys to scroll the worksheet instead of navigating to an adjacent cell.
- Hiding selected menu tabs in Excel’s ribbon interface.
- Making Excel’s menu vanish when a workbook is activated and return when the user switches to another workbook.
- Randomizing the months of the year within Excel’s Custom Lists feature.
- Altering the default sort order within pivot tables to a hierarchy of your choice with Custom Lists.
- Setting workbooks to remain invisible while open in Excel.
- Preventing users from saving over key workbooks by way of the Read Only setting.
Upon course completion, you will be able to:
- Identify how to specify the number of worksheets that appear when a new workbook is created.
- State the location of the Custom Lists feature within Excel’s menu interface.
- Describe how to enable or disable the R1C1 reference style in Excel
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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