How to Use the Quick Analysis Tool in Excel

In: BlogDate: Jun 16, 2020By: Claire Lickman

Quick Analysis is one of the features introduced in Excel 2013. It allows you to visually spot trends and information in your spreadsheets, with just a few clicks. This is a really simple trick that even those of you brand new to Excel will be able to use.

In this video, Nicky will show you how to use Quick Analysis and some of the Formatting tools - and how to clear it if you don't want to see the information anymore.

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How to use the Quick Analysis Tool in Excel

 

With Quick Analysis, options for number data include Data Bars (or bar charts) that display in each cell, or Icon Sets, which show arrows to indicate how high or low a number is. Excel can even recognise when your data is a Date and highlight dates from last week or last month for you. This tip is quick and easy to use, and in this two-minute video, Nicky shows you how to use it and how to hide it when needed.

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Claire is Head of Marketing at Happy. She has worked at Happy since 2016, and is responsible for Happy's marketing strategy, website, social media and more. Claire first heard about Happy in 2012 when she attended a mix of IT and personal development courses. These courses were life-changing and she has been a fan of Happy ever since. She has a personal blog at lecari.co.uk.

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