Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Becoming more productive with these 10 tiny tips you'll use often, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- In Column A of this worksheet are 10 tips.…They're short.…They're designed to make your use of Excel…more proficient.…I'm going to cover them more or less in order.…Press Control Enter to keep the active cell in place.…I'm about to write a formula in cell C2.…It's going to calculate a new salary.…As soon as I finish that formula,…I want to copy it down the column.…If you press Enter when typing a formula…it automatically moves the active cell downward.…I don't want that to happen.…So here's the formula I'm about to write.…=B2xD1…I need that to be an absolute reference.…
I want the entire column to contain the reference to D1.…I'll press the function key F4…to make that an absolute address,…and I'll complete the formula by putting in +…and then click cell B2.…Rather than pressing Enter, which would move…the active cell downward and complete the formula,…I want the formula completed,…but the active cell to stay in place.…I'll press Control Enter, and then I'll simply double click…to copy this down the column.…If I want to format it quickly,…
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