Description

In this sweeping presentation Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA explores the Table feature. This feature offers an astonishing number of automation and data integrity opportunities, all with out writing any programming code. Start saving time today by creating charts that resize themselves as you add data; formulas and pivot tables that automatically accommodate expansions of a data set; and get through analytical tasks more effectively and efficiently. Topics Covered:
  • Eliminating the need to manually resize charts when data is added—automate this with tables instead.
  • Minimizing a data integrity risk within pivot tables by way of Excel’s Table feature.
  • Applying different filter settings with just a couple of mouse clicks using the Custom Views feature.
  • Streamlining filtering of lists in Excel 2013 and later by using the Slicer feature with tables.
  • Creating an in-cell list by way of Excel’s Data Validation feature, and then automating the addition of new items with a table.
  • Using the SUMIF function to summarize data based on a single criterion.
  • Capitalizing on keyboard shortcuts to make navigating within a table easier.
  • Learning how the Table feature empowers you to improve the integrity of Excel spreadsheets.
  • Simplifying formula writing by way of table and field names, which eliminates the need to activate other worksheets.
  • Determining whether formulas within tables use cell references or field names.
  • Improving the integrity of pivot tables by utilizing the Table feature in Excel.
  • Discovering two different ways to locate tables anywhere within a workbook.
Learning Objectives:
  • Define the arguments for Excels’ VLOOKUP function.
  • Identify which versions of Excel permit using slicers with both tables and pivot tables.
  • Identify the feature that makes charts expand automatically as you add additional data to the source range.