Learn Excel 2013 – “Subtract Shapes”: Podcast #1671




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We know that we can ‘Insert Shapes’ for use in Microsoft Excel… but how can we edit our shapes to the visual that we would like to show? Today in Episode #1671, Bill shows us how to use Microsoft Power Point to Edit our shapes for use in Excel.

Today’s Podcast is sponsored by “Microsoft 2013 InDepth” — by Bill Jelen. Excel 2013 In Depth is the beyond-the-basics, beneath-the-surface guide for everyone working with Excel 2013. Excel expert and MVP Bill Jelen provides specific, tested, proven solutions to the problems Excel users run into every day: the types of challenges other books…

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13 thoughts on “Learn Excel 2013 – “Subtract Shapes”: Podcast #1671

    Syed Muzammil Mahasan Shahi

    (August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am)

    Thanks Bill for this amazing video

    TheRecklessFangirl

    (August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am)

    I've been searching for a solution for two days..and when I was about to give up. Your video showed up. MANY MANY THANKS!!!

    qlaw sjc

    (August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am)

    I typed in boring spreadsheet so I could pretend to be working and this came up…Thanks!

    Victor Gamboa

    (August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am)

    Great, great trick!

    Ileane Smith

    (August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am)

    Thanks Bill. I'm using Office 2010 but I'll keep this in mind when I update. It's nice to include custom shapes that add interest to an otherwise boring spreadsheet or presentation.

    krn14242

    (August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am)

    Cool, when you going to start teaching PowerPoint Bill? (hehe)… thanks

    Ileane Smith

    (August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am)

    Can you create those same shapes in PPT also? That is what I meant earlier. I haven't explored all the shapes available in PPT (or Excel for that matter). Thanks!

    francismori7

    (August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am)

    Yes, just insert shapes in PPT instead 🙂

    Ileane Smith

    (August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am)

    I love this tip! Question – if I wanted to do "all" of these steps in Power Point, is that possible?

    ExcelStrategy

    (August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am)

    "…I assure you have that program on your dvd but you probably never used it…" super funnnnn loool !

    Ken Braverman

    (August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am)

    Excel + Powerpoint = infinite shapes
    NIce

    ExcelIsFun

    (August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am)

    I wish I could give this one 10 Likes!!

    ExcelIsFun

    (August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am)

    Total cool! That is stretching the Excel limits to the Max! PowerPoint finally has a good use!

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