Can Excel show the column headers on every screen? Yes: Here's how to freeze and unfreeze columns and rows.
Yes, with the Speak command (aka Text to Speech feature)
Can Excel track changes? Yes, similarly to how Word does it. Here's how to add Track Changes to the Ribbon menu and use it with your spreadsheets.
Excel can sort by cell color, font color, cell icon, and values. Here's how.
You may have used Excel for years without delving into Styles (or stylesheets). We’re going to cover Cell Styles, and Smart Art, Drawing, Graphics, Picture, and Chart Tools.
Excel macros are like mini-programs that perform repetitive tasks, saving you a lot of time and typing. Here's everything you need to know to start programming macros yourself.
Using Excel as a scheduling tool is a great skill to have under your belt. Learn how to use SUM, DATE, WEEKDAY, IF, Nested IF, and IF/OR functions.
You have just a few choices when working with PDFs and Microsoft Excel. We'll show you how to export PDFs from Excel to Acrobat, and export from Acrobat to Excel.
You have just a few choices when working with PDFs and Microsoft PowerPoint. We'll show you how to export PDFs from PowerPoint to Acrobat, and export from Acrobat to PowerPoint.
For light PDF users, everything you need is in a tool you use every day.
Excel has over 475 formulas in its Functions Library, but we've selected the 12 most popular to make sure you have them all, from date and time functions to mathematics and simple data manipulation.
It’s a lot easier to create custom forms in Word than it used to be. This article covers six Content Controls, pre-programmed tools for adding and customizing interactive content in your Word forms, templates, documents, and web pages.
Excel Add-Ins are applications written by independent programmers that provide enhanced capabilities for the primary software. Here's how to install, manage, and choose the best Add-Ins available.
Make your Microsoft Word and PowerPoint documents stand out by creating your own one-click formatting with Style Sheets (formerly known as style sets).
Blocking senders, setting rules, and other ways to keep the email pile safe as well as sane.
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