Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Work with formulas in tables, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Voiceover] If you convert data to a table,…you get some visual advantages, but you also get…some formula capability that's not exactly obvious.…I've got a worksheet here and it's not a table,…but I'm going to convert it into a table.…There are four ways to convert data to a table.…Before doing that, make sure that the data…you're working with is in a solid cluster,…no empty rows, no empty columns within the data.…There are empty cells out there in Column I, that's okay.…I'll click on one of the cells and press Control+A.…Then press Control+. a few times.…This moves the active cell around the corners.…
If you're not sure that that's the entire list…scroll a little bit more.…Looks like it is.…So that data is all together as we say.…If there's other data on the worksheet off to the right,…you would make sure ahead of time there's at least…one empty column separating that from this data.…So clicking within the data, we can either press Control+L…or Control+T for creating a table.…We could on the Home tab create a table…
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