11 Excel tips every user should master

Whether you are a Microsoft Excel beginner or an advanced user, you will benefit from these step-by-step tutorials.

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Microsoft Excel was first launched in 1985, and the spreadsheet program has remained popular throughout the years. You can master Excel by reading these tips and tricks on how to add a drop-down list in an Excel cell to find duplicates, how to delete blank rows in Excel and more.

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How to add a drop-down list to an Excel cell
Drop-down lists can greatly facilitate data entry. Here is a look at how to use Excel's data validation function to create practical lists within your worksheets.

A quick way to delete blank rows in Excel
Deleting blank rows in a range of Excel data is easy with this technique, but be careful of unforeseen consequences.

How to password protect an Excel workbook
At the file level, you can password protect an Excel workbook in two ways: you can determine who can enter and who can save the changes.

Entering leading zeros in Excel
By default, Microsoft Excel will not display or store leading zeros. Read this Excel tip to know three practical ways to solve the problem.

Use Excel to calculate hours worked for any shift
With Microsoft Excel, you can create a worksheet that calculates hours worked for any shift. Follow these instructions step by step.

Copy an Excel sheet from one workbook to another
Susan Harkins shows you two quick ways to copy data from one Excel workbook to another.

Use a custom format in Excel to display millions easier to read
Use a custom format in Microsoft Excel to reduce the number of digits in a large number without losing its scale.

How to transfer data from Word forms to an Excel spreadsheet
Avoid the hassle of manually importing data from Word forms to Excel. With the help of an Excel assistant, you can quickly go through the process.

How to delete 0 values ​​in an Excel chart
There is no single solution to remove 0 values ​​from an Excel chart. Here is a look at some methods.

How to find duplicates in Excel
You will need more than one trick up your sleeve to find duplicates in Microsoft Excel.

Two ways to create dynamic charts in Excel
Users will appreciate a chart that is updated before their own eyes. In Microsoft Excel 2007 and Excel 2010, it's as easy as creating a table. In previous versions, you will need the formula method.

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