Disaster Proofing Excel Spreadsheets

Ready to make Excel work harder for you? This webinar will empower you to use Excel more effectively, avoid Excel crises due to program crashes, and establish safety nets for your spreadsheets.

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Presented by David Ringstrom
2 CPE Credits
$299.00 or 1 Token

Includes: Live Access, 30 Days OnDemand Playback, Presenter Materials and Handouts

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Join author and Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA, to gain more control over your spreadsheets! Learn to configure AutoRecover settings and enable automatic backups, set up worksheet and workbook protection to prevent unauthorized changes, and how to repair damaged workbooks.

Every technique will be demonstrated twice: first, on a PowerPoint slide with numbered steps, and second, in the subscription-based Excel for Microsoft 365. We’ll cover differences in Excel 2021, 2019 or 2016 during the presentation and in detailed handouts, which also include most of the examples used in the demonstrations.

What You'll Learn

  • Protecting hidden sheets from within a workbook
  • Filtering a cleaned-up accounts receivable aging report to display only overdue amounts
  • Recovering previous copies of Excel files from Google Drive
  • Protecting macros by assigning a password that prevents macros from being viewed
  • Protecting sensitive information by marking key worksheets as VeryHidden
  • Accessing files closed without saving as well as interim back-ups Excel makes while you're working in a workbook
  • Improving the stability of Excel by deleting accumulations of temporary files in Windows
  • Limiting access to sensitive workbooks by way of password protection
  • Tweaking Excel’s AutoRecover settings to raise the odds of recovering your work after an Excel crash
  • Managing the external data security warning that may appear when you link external data into Excel spreadsheets
  • Learning what steps to take if you can’t open a damaged workbook
  • Learning the mouse trick that lets you quickly make a copy of an existing worksheet.

Who Should Attend

Professionals seeking to use Microsoft Excel more effectively.

Field of Study:Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Skill level:Basic


Advanced Preparation:Bone

David Ringstrom

Instructor Bio

David H. Ringstrom, CPA, is an author and nationally recognized instructor who teaches scores of webinars each year. His Excel courses are based on over 25 years of consulting and teaching experience. David's mantra is "Either you work Excel, or it works you", so he focuses on what he sees users don't, but should, know about Microsoft Excel. His goal is to empower you to use Excel more effectively. To learn more about David, you can view his LinkedIn profile and follow him on Facebook or Twitter (@excelwriter).

Continuing Education Credit Information

Disaster Proofing Excel Spreadsheets has been approved for 2 CPE credits. Credits are redeemable for Live attendance only.

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