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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.
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Tip 27: Monitoring Formula Cells from Any Location

If you have a large spreadsheet model, you might find it helpful to monitor the values in a few key cells as you change various input cells. The Watch Window feature makes this task very simple. Using the Watch Window, you can keep an eye on any number of cells, regardless of which worksheet or workbook is active. Using this feature can save time and eliminate scrolling and switching among worksheet tabs and workbook windows.

About the Watch Window

To display the Watch Window, choose Formulas⇒Formula Auditing⇒Watch Window. To watch a cell, click the Add Watch button in the Watch Window and then specify the cell in the Add Watch dialog box. When the Add Watch dialog box opens, you can add multiple cells by selecting a range or by pressing Ctrl and clicking individual cells.

For each cell, the Watch Window displays the workbook name, the worksheet name, the cell name (if it has one), the cell address, the current...