How to Clear the Clipboard in Excel

The steps in this guide will show you how to clear the contents of your clipboard in Microsoft Excel. We cover the process at the beginning of the article, then continue below with additional information and pictures for the steps. Click the Home tab at the top of the window. Click the small button at the bottom-right […]

How to Disable Hardware Acceleration in Microsoft Excel for Office 365

The steps in this guide are going to show you how to turn off the graphics hardware acceleration option in Microsoft Excel for Office 365. We review the steps for this action briefly at the start of this article, then go further into the topic with more information and pictures below. Open Excel. Click the […]

How to Add a Column in Excel for Office 365

When you are planning the layout of your spreadsheet, a helpful way to start is by creating headings in the first row that describe the data that will be going into those columns. This makes your data easy to identify, and can also help later if you need to sort or print your data. But […]

How to Enable Macros in Excel for Office 365

Macros in Microsoft Excel are commonly used to automate certain processes. The macro is a series of actions that are performed on a spreadsheet, typically saving a large amount of time. But macros can be used maliciously, and there is a risk to enabling macros on a spreadsheet that you have received from an unknown […]

Excel 2013 Formulas Not Working

It can be frustrating, even problematic, when your Excel formulas are not working. We use formulas in our Excel spreadsheets to automatically calculate values for us, or concatenate Excel values, and many of those formulas rely on data that is in several cells. Ideally, when we update the values in those cells, the information displayed […]

How to Enable Formula AutoComplete in Excel 2013

Excel 2013 contains a large library of formulas that offer a variety of different mathematical operations. If you have difficulty remembering all of the formulas contained within the program, then you might find the Formula AutoComplete option to be very useful. This setting allows you to start typing a formula into a cell, at which […]

How to Switch a Row to a Column in Excel 2013

Occasionally you might find that you have laid out data in a spreadsheet in a different manner than you actually need it. This can be frustrating, and the prospect of essentially redoing the exact same task again might not be appealing. Fortunately you can convert a row into a column in Excel 2013 by taking […]

Why is My Spreadsheet Printing So Small in Excel 2013?

I have found that spreadsheets I receive from other people often have some formatting that is already applied. One big one is the print area, which can be a really frustrating thing to solve when only part of your spreadsheet is printing. Many times these formatting issues due to the reuse of spreadsheets that were […]

How Can You Turn Text Sideways in a Cell?

Text that you enter into the cells of an Excel 2013 spreadsheet is typically oriented from left to right. But there may be situations where you need your text to display sideways to make it easier to read. Excel 2013 has a rotation button that offers several ways in which you can turn your data sideways. […]

How to Enable the Fill Handle in Excel 2013

Manually entering a series of numbers into an Excel row or column can be tedious. It’s easy to start typing too quickly and enter an incorrect character, or even to enter the wrong number entirely. Excel 2013 has a tool called the fill handle, however, which can make it much simpler to fill a series […]