- Njconner1 suggested converting formulas to static values to keep a busy spreadsheet from recalculating formulas that don't need recalculating.
- T8omo1 suggested disabling automatic calculation. That way, you decide when Excel calculates. That certainly speeds up data entry in a busy spreadsheet.
- Dlcartin recommended a fix for conditional formatting.
- Wilson.baptista.jr groups dependent formulas.
Susan Sales Harkins is an IT consultant, specializing in desktop solutions. Previously, she was editor in chief for The Cobb Group, the world's largest publisher of technical journals.