This is a continuation of the series on error handling – green marks. We will see how to handle Excel formula errors and two Text related (non-formula) errors in this article.
Please read these two articles before reading this article to maintain continuity.
Auditors, Risk Managers, Everyone: Did you know? These green marks are WARNINGS!!Green Marks Part 2: Formulas showing wrong results!
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Green mark in top left corner of Excel cells is an indication that something is wrong with the data you see. Read this article first to understand the concept: Auditors, Risk Managers, Everyone: Did you know? These green marks are WARNINGS!!
In this article, we will discuss the most important and potentially dangerous error which is commonly ignored. Read on and share it with as many people as you can.
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I am sure we see these everyday across almost all Excel files. But do you know the meaning and significance of these green marks?
These are WARNINGS – it is Excel’s way of telling you NOT to trust what you see. Billions of people are ignoring these green marks for over a decade. If you are one of them, please read this article and share it with everyone who matters to you.
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This is the third article in this series. Please read these articles as well:
Auditors, Risk Managers: Excel spreadsheet analysis using the new Inquire tool
Spreadsheet Analysis using Inquire – Relationship Diagrams
Spreadsheet Risk is very important for everyone – from a single user to a large organization. Because an interpretation mistake or a wrong value can be very costly indeed.
In this article we will see how to compare two spreadsheets. Using the old method and the new amazing tool which comes with Office 2013.
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These two roles require extensive work with complex workbooks. Auditors need to understand and validate large, complex workbooks in a time bound manner. Risk managers work with complex models with large data sets. They want to implement Spreadsheet Controls in place to reduce the operational risk originating from spreadsheet errors. In either case, you need to understand, validate and troubleshoot spreadsheets in a time bound manner.
In this article, I am not going to cover the regular features of native Excel which include GoTo Special, Trace Precedents, Watch Window, Evaluate Formulas and so on.
Since Office 2013, Microsoft introduced a new add-in called Inquire tool– which is very powerful. But still many people do not know about it. We will explore this tool in this article.
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