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Just a Few Lesser-Known Excel Tricks That'll Make Your Life So Much Easier

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I use Excel almost every day. But while I know so many more tricks than I did before I started my current job, I still feel I’ve only scratched the surface of all the functionalities this tool offers.

For instance, I just learned today that I’ve been doing way too much work to sum up an entire column of numbers—all I really need to do is highlight and press two buttons. Mind. Blown.

And it never fails—every time I see something new, my eyes get wide and I get really excited. Because it’s kind of like magic. Just one simple trick can help to increase your productivity substantially.

If Excel is a tool you use on a daily basis, or, hey, you just like to learn new skills, check out the Business Insider video below.