An Excel spreadsheet can be comparable to a database visually, as they are both organized in a tabular format; however, they are two different things and present a lot of differences that distinguish one from the other. The differences between an Excel spreadsheet and a database are : A spreadsheet has cells; a database has … Read more
Before diving into the pros and cons of Excel macros, I will start by giving you a definition of macros in Excel and what are they used for. An Excel macro is an action or a series of actions that are recorded by Excel recorder, at the user’s request, to produce an automated process for … Read more
The standard Excel workbooks can have one of two extensions: XLS or XLSX. The XLS format is the old one and was the default format before Excel 2007. XLSX is the newer one that was introduced in 2007; it is the default format for Excel 2007 and later. The question now is what is the … Read more
Converting an Excel spreadsheet or workbook to a PDF has so many advantages that allow users to easily share and print them: The PDF format is universal. All modern devices, operating systems, and browsers can easily read PDF documents. So, a user that receives an Excel workbook can view it without the need of having … Read more
There are some rules for naming a cell in Excel, especially for the first character in the name, as not all characters are acceptable by Excel. So, what characters a cell name can start with or cannot in Excel? I made some experiments and got a lot of results that I organized by categories of … Read more
This tutorial about cell format types in Excel is an essential part of your learning of Excel and will definitely do a lot of good to you in your future use of this software, as a lot of tasks in Excel sheets are based on cells format, as well as several errors are due to a bad implementation of it.