Last month I kept getting "the connection has timed out" error messages when trying to access a website, so I checked the URL using my usual tool — Down For Everyone Or Just Me — and it let me know it wasn't the only one who couldn't access it. But then I discovered a website status checker that does a much better job of reporting website outages:
When you have a spreadsheet that's chock full of numbers and statistics that's hard for your audience to interpret, you can have Excel create a chart from your data to better convey the meaning behind the numbers.
But what kind of chart should you choose? Which one will work best with the data you've got?
Noises can be distracting when you're trying to get work done, and using white noise can help mask background office sounds. Sure you could get a white noise machine or turn on a fan, but there are some nice free white noise generators available online.
Printing from Excel can be frustrating if your spreadsheet is too wide or too tall to fit on a single page. If those last few columns or rows print on a second page, it makes the info harder to digest.
One option is to use the "Fit Sheet on One Page" command from the scaling drop-down menu to shrink the page — but that can make your spreadsheet way too small to read.
Instead, watch this 3-minute video to see Mary Sanseverino demonstrate a different way to print your large-ish spreadsheet on a single page: