I typically turn gridlines off on my sheets and then use borders for the lines. I have added icons to my Quick Access Toolbar to speed up the process.
Seeing we may be stuck at home for a while here is a suggestion regarding reading books online. If you are a member of CPA Australia you can read certain books online for free.
Dynamic arrays have the potential to change the way Excel spreadsheets are created. They were released in the January 2020 wave of updates to the Office 365 subscription version.
I wrote about a formula to extract the sheet name many years ago, but I just found an issue with it. Click here to see older blog post.
In March 2020 I presented a session on Excel’s Format as Table Feature. I covered it’s advantages and how to use it to improve your Excel files.
The detailed pdf manual and example file can be downloaded using the button below. Content is listed below the video.
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In this session you will learn all about Excel’s formatted tables.
Many of Excel’s features and functions work seamlessly with formatted tables. They can help you improve the structure and reliability of your spreadsheet files.
Formatted tables can allow you to create powerful reports like those in a relational databases.
- advantages and limitations of formatted tables
- keyboard shortcuts
- using formatted tables with formulas
- solutions to some of the limitations of formatted tables
- using range names with formatted tables
- using formatted tables with data validations
- creating a running total
- using PivotTables
- Relationships (Data tab)
As always I will share a few other tips.
It is possible, but it involves a setting change that comes with a warning.
In Excel we tend to work in years, months or days. There may be times when you want to work in weeks.