Apply Password Protection to an Excel File: Overview When you apply password protection to an Excel file, you prevent people from opening it without knowing the required password. After password protection is enabled on a file, no one can open it without the password. Therefore, password-protecting files poses some risk. This is because if
Record a Macro in Excel: Overview You can easily record a macro in Excel. Macros are small programs that record your actions as you perform a task in Excel. The actions are then saved as a Visual Basic Module, which is a type of program. When you run the macro later, it repeats your
Outline Excel Data in Microsoft Excel: Overview You can outline Excel data to add an organizational quality to a long or wide worksheet. When you outline Excel data, you group worksheet data into different levels based on column and row headings. Lower level data is associated with the headings in the rows or columns.
Split Panes in Excel: Overview To split panes in Excel when viewing a large worksheet, use the “Split” command in Excel. This command lets you split the Excel worksheet into different panes. Each pane contains its own horizontal and vertical scroll bars. Therefore, you can scroll each pane separately to view information from different
Change the Chart Type in Excel: Overview After creating a chart, you can change the chart type in Excel. Alternatively, you can also choose a different sub-type of the same general chart type you first selected. Either way, note that if you change the chart type, you may lose custom formatting you have applied
Remove Cell Formatting in Excel: Overview You can remove cell formatting in Excel to clear all the currently applied cell formatting. Removing cell formatting is also called clearing cell formatting. Doing this lets you remove cell formatting that causes problems from selected cells. When you remove cell formatting in Excel, it does not affect
Insert Slicers and Delete Slicers in Excel: Overview You can easily insert slicers and delete slicers in Excel. In Excel, slicers visually filter data within Tables, PivotTables, PivotCharts, and Power Pivot tables and charts. To insert a slicer into a worksheet, select one of these types of objects within a worksheet. Then click “Insert”
Format Error Bars in Charts in Excel: Overview You can format error bars in charts in Excel if you add them to a chart. To format error bars in charts in Excel, first choose the set of error bars to format. To do this, click the “Format” tab within the “Chart Tools” contextual tab.