Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA, takes you beyond basic dashboard techniques in this informative course. David digs deeper into the benefits of creating and using dashboards to quickly assimilate large amounts of data. He covers pivot tables, pivot charts, slicers, and other features that allow you to present data in summary form, yet still give you easy access to underlying details. David shows you how to create: dashboards that look less like Excel spreadsheets, dynamic and interactive graphs, self-updating titles for charts and pivot charts, and much more.
- Using linked pictures as a navigation tool to return to the source pivot table.
- Exploring how to amend queries exported from Microsoft Query.
- Understanding the conflict that a linked picture overlaying a slicer can pose.
- Creating self-updating chart titles that change automatically as you filter or slice data related to the chart.
- Getting past the “PivotTable field name already exists” prompt once and for all.
- Jump-starting data visualization with the Quick Analysis feature.
- Learning how to hide or reveal Excel’s Ribbon interface using a simple macro technique.
- Streamlining the filtering of lists in Excel 2013 and later by using the Slicer feature with tables.
- Utilizing the Timeline feature in Excel 2013 and later to filter pivot tables based on date ranges.
- Using the Group command to interactively hide/unhide columns (and/or rows) within Excel worksheets.
- Identify the key you hold down to select two or more nonadjacent columns or rows.
- Identify which versions of Excel permit using slicers with both tables and pivot tables.
- Recall how Microsoft Query can be used to create self-updating links to a variety of data sources.