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Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Showing Your Column Headers as Letters or Numbers

You can show your column headers as letters or numbers. Here’s how to change column headers depending on your preferred look.

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Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Copying Your Page Setup to Multiple Worksheets

Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Copying Your Page Setup to Multiple Worksheets

Establishing your Page Setup preferences can involve a lot of steps. You won’t want to repeat those same steps over and over for each worksheet where you’ll want the same preferences.

To show the Page Setup dialog box…

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Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Coloring Your Worksheet Tabs

Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Coloring Your Worksheet Tabs

Here’s a tip for newcomers to Excel, for the ability to color your worksheet tabs. This feature has been available starting with Excel version 2002.

Right-click the worksheet tab you want to color, and select Tab Color from the pop-up menu.

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Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Using a Formula to Get Your Active Worksheet’s Name, and Active Workbook’s Path and Name

Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Using a Formula to Get Your Active Worksheet’s Name, and Active Workbook’s Path and Name

Here are two formulas, one to return the active worksheet’s name, and the other to return the active workbook’s full path and name. In each case, please be sure to save the workbook at least once.

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Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Seeing Values and Formulas on the Same Spreadsheet at the Same Time

Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Seeing Values and Formulas on the Same Spreadsheet at the Same Time

Did you ever want to watch your spreadsheet in two separate windows in real time, where in one window you can see its values, and in the other window you can see its formulas?

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Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Zooming In and Out With Your Mouse Wheel

Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Zooming In and Out With Your Mouse Wheel

You can press the Ctrl key on your keyboard while turning your mouse wheel forward to zoom in, or backward to zoom out.

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Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Listing Column Letters Across and Down

Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Listing Column Letters Across and Down

Here are formulas to display the column letter in any individual cell, or to list column letters horizontally across a row, or vertically down a column.

As shown in this first picture, you can display any cell’s column letter with the formula
=SUBSTITUTE(ADDRESS(1,COLUMN(),4),”1″,””)

You can use that same formula,

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Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Entering an Ampersand in Your Header or Footer

Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Entering an Ampersand in Your Header or Footer

If you’ve ever wondered why a custom header or footer does not show an ampersand (&) when you want to show it, there’s a small trick to making that happen. All it takes is two ampersands in succession,

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Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Finding and Replacing on All Worksheets

Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Finding and Replacing on All Worksheets

Sometimes overlooked is Excel’s ability to Find and Replace across all worksheets in a workbook, without needing to select all the worksheets.

• Select any cell in any sheet.

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Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Filling Across Worksheets

Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Filling Across Worksheets

I previously posted this example for making changes on all sheets at once.

Here’s a quick and easy solution when the changes you want to put on all worksheets have already been made to one worksheet.

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