Excel Weekly News from Contextures Mar 11, 2014
Drag pictures into Excel + more Excel tips
In this week's Excel news, you'll see how to drag pictures into an Excel file, and other tips. Thank you for reading the Excel news!
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You can drag images from the web into Excel, but you can't drag in a picture file from Windows Explorer. Maybe this feature will be added one day, but for now, here is a workaround that you can use, if you're trying to add an image to a worksheet.
Click here to see the details: Dragging Pictures in Excel
After you add new items to a pivot table's source data, you need to refresh the pivot table, to see the updates. If multiple pivot tables are based on the same data source, updating one will update all of them. You can also stop an update, if it's taking too long.
Click here to see the details: Stop a Pivot Table Refresh
You've probably seen those online quizzes, such as "Which Star Wars Character Are You?" You can create something similar in Excel, and in this example, you'll find out which Excel function you are.
Click here to see the details: Which Excel Function Are You?
Here are a few of the Excel articles that I read last week, that you might find useful:
In some worksheets, you might want to allow users to make changes in specific cells, while keeping the rest of the worksheet locked. This short video shows the steps for setting that up.
I snapped this picture at a nearby park, where there were several alligators swimming and lying in the sun. The big one was probably 8-10 feet long, and you can just see the nose of the smaller alligator on the left. And trust me, I was pretty far away from them when I took this photo!
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