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101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks and Timesavers

By : John Walkenbach
Book Image

101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks and Timesavers

By: John Walkenbach

Overview of this book

Excel is a popular program. Millions of people throughout the world use it on a regular basis. But it’s a safe bet that the vast majority of users have yet to discover some of the amazing things this product can do. 101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks, & Timesavers?is packed with information that you need to know in order to confidently and seamlessly master the challenges that come with using Excel! Excel 2013 is excellent, but there's lots to learn to truly excel at Excel! In this latest addition to his popular Mr. Spreadsheet's Bookshelf series, John Walkenbach, aka "Mr. Spreadsheet," shares new and exciting ways to accomplish and master all of your spreadsheet tasks. From taming the Ribbon bar to testing and tables, creating custom functions, and overcoming "impossible" charts, mixing nesting limits, and more,?101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks, & Timesavers?will save you time and help you avoid common spreadsheet stumbling blocks.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)
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Tip 3: Customizing the Ribbon

Tip 2 describes how to customize the Quick Access toolbar by adding Ribbon commands, but some users prefer to make some changes to the Ribbon itself.

You can customize the Ribbon in these ways:

→ Add a new tab.

→ Add a new group to tab.

→ Add commands to a group.

→ Remove groups from a tab.

→ Remove commands from custom groups.

→ Change the order of the tabs.

→ Change the order of the groups within a tab.

→ Change the name of a tab.

→ Change the name of a group.

→ Reset the Ribbon to remove all customizations.

That’s a fairly comprehensive list of customization options, but you cannot do some actions:

→ You cannot remove built-in tabs — but you can hide them.

→ You cannot add commands to built-in groups.

→ You cannot remove commands from built-in groups.

→ You cannot change the...