Spreadsheet errors appear as unprofessional and can put the integrity of your whole report into question. However, there are some circumstances where spreadsheet errors are unavoidable. By using the IFERROR statement, you can manage how errors appear on a spreadsheet.
Conditional formatting is a built-in Excel feature that—with proper implementation—can provide very useful and responsive feedback to users. By providing dynamic visuals, users will be able to gain instant insights into data and dashboards.
As discussed in previous posts, separating users from raw datasets is a cornerstone of excellent spreadsheet design. Today’s post provides a non-VBA solution to displaying data to users through a dynamic custom listbox.
Today’s post continues the discussion on data validation, introducing a new approach that utilized Excel formulas. This approach provides an additional level of flexibility without the need for complex macros or VBA.
Many developers will admit that when it comes to creating a user friendly application, more effort is often committed to controlling user inputs than actual functionality and design. Excel’s data validation tools allow you to easily deploy validation features on any spreadsheet project.
Excel shapes can serve as hyperlinks for spreadsheet navigation. By assigning links to shapes, spreadsheet developers have full flexibility in modifying a link’s size and look.
Navigating through an Excel workbook should be like navigating through a well designed website. By approaching projects with the mindset of good design, you can ensure great usability standards.