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Blog entries covering the latest Excel tricks and tips based on queries from clients and practical knowledge from our consultants.

Excel shuts down when opening a file Feb 20, 2018

If you have had the experience of Excel shutting down when opening a file you must know how frustrating it is. We experience it regularly, probably due to the size of the spreadsheets we build. However, it is sometimes even a small spreadsheet that perhaps contains a data table.

Change more than 6 default chart colours Feb 6, 2018

A problem with the existing settings in Excel is that you cannot change more than 6 default chart colours. You can set up your own customised colours to use for each series but only up to series 6. This shows some workarounds.


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