Mike Wong

Posts by Mike Wong

  • Five Microsoft Excel Tips You'll Actually Use

    June 18, 2016

    There are thousands of Excel tips out there—many of which you’ll rarely need to use. But you can use these five little-known tips every day to make the time you spend in Excel more efficient and productive. Track down cell dependencies In complex worksheets, where the value in one cell impacts several other cells and formulas, it’s helpful to understand the...

  • 3 Alternatives to Using Charts in Excel

    September 24, 2015

    There are times when a full-fledged chart in Excel is overkill and you just want to create a quick visual representation of your data. For those times, here are three in-cell alternatives for using charts in Excel. Use Sparklines to create graphic in-cell charts Sparklines are great to give you (or your audience) the big picture quickly without the fuss of a...

  • 10 PowerPoint Shortcuts to Know Before Your Next Presentation

    September 18, 2015

    These 10 PowerPoint shortcuts will help you repurpose themes from other presentations, play sound across multiple slides, discover hidden keyboard commands, create custom slideshows, and save your presentation as a template for future use. Animating objects with the Painter Once you’ve set up the animation properties for one item on your slide, you can quickly...