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The best Root Cause Analysis software you didn’t know you had!
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Most people think of Excel software as only an application for creating spreadsheets, but it’s an excellent tool for capturing each element of a complete root cause analysis. By changing the way details are documented, a facilitator can improve the entire investigation process. Learn to take advantage of Excel’s capabilities to change the way you investigate and prevent problems within your company.

 

 

Quick Access Toolbar
Excel Settings
Text Boxes
Selecting Objects
Drawing Tools
Using Connectors
Align & Distribute
Date and Time
Photographs
Worksheets
Working in Cells
Charts & Graphs
Hyperlinks
Editing
Troubleshooting

Adding a Command to the Quick Access Toolbar From the Menu Ribbon

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Selecting Commands for the Quick Access Toolbar

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Changing the Order of Commands on the Quick Access Toolbar

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Removing Commands from the Quick Access Toolbar

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Move the Quick Access toolbar

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ALT Key Shortcuts for the Quick Access Toolbar

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Create a Quick Access Tollbar specific to a file

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Return to the default Quick Access Toolbar

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Remove a Menu Ribbon From Microsoft Excel

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Undo Last Command(s)

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Redo

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Repeat the last action

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Hide the ribbon

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Save as Compatible File

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Set a default save location

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Save as template

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Open a saved template

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Password protect an Excel workbook

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Add properties to a workbook

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Print A Large Cause Map Using Tiling in Microsoft Excel

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Two ways to work with text boxes

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Move a Text Box

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Move in a Straight Line

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Copy a Text Box

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Copy in a Straight Line

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Change the font within a text box

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Aligning Text Within a Text Box

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Changing the Size of a Text Box

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Changing the Internal Margins of a Text Box

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Changing the Border of a Text Box

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Changing the Default Text Box

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Changing the Color of a Text Box

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Changing the Font Color Within a Text Box

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Changing the Orientation of Text in a Text Box

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Prevent Drawing Objects from Resizing with Cells in Excel

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Using the Select Objects Arrow Cursor

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Select Multiple Objects Using the Shift Key

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Group Multiple Objects

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Paste a Linked Picture

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Paste Cells into Word or PowerPoint

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Paste Drawing Objects into Word or PowerPoint

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Paste Text Only (No Formatting) in Excel

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Accessing the Drawing Tools

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Creating a Free-form Line (Scribble) Within Microsoft Excel

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Resize an Object While Maintaining the Aspect Ratio

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Send an Object in a Microsoft Excel Worksheet Behind Another Object

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Inserting an Elbow Arrow Connector

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Inserting Multiple Connectors

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Changing the Color of a Connector

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Changing the Arrow Type of a Connector

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Setting the Default Connector Color

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Straightening a Connector - Option 1

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Straightening a Connector - Option 2

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Create separate connector arrows from a text box

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Create separate connector arrows from a text box

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Align a vertical column of text boxes

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Align a horizontal row of text boxes

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Distribute (evenly space) text boxes

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Bring to Front

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Enter today's date

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Enter the current time

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Format a cell for the date

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Format a cell for time

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Skip weekends in a list of dates

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Calculate the difference between two dates

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Insert a Photo in Microsoft Excel

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Compress photos within Excel

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Label photos

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Add an Arrow to a Photo in Microsoft Excel

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Circle Parts of Photos

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Insert a worksheet

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Rename a worksheet in Excel

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Change the tab color of a worksheet in Excel

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Zoom in and out in Microsoft Excel

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Zoom on Roll with intelliMouse

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Move between worksheets in Microsoft Excel workbooks

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Move a worksheet in Microsoft Excel

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Copy a worksheet in Excel

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Remove gridlines

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Add a Comment

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Freeze the Top Row of a Microsoft Excel Worksheet

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Freeze the Left Column

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Freeze Panes in a Microsoft Excel Worksheet

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View Worksheets in a Microsoft Excel Workbook

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Print Preview

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View the Page Layout of an Excel Worksheet

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Change the Orientation of an Excel Worksheet

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View Excel Worksheets Side by Side

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Set Worksheet Margins

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Create a Header or Footer

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Scale An Excel Worksheet to Fit on One Page

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Find Text Within the Cells of a Worksheet

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View and Adjust Page Breaks in Excel

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Add a Page Break to a Worksheet in Microsoft Excel

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Delete a Worksheet in Excel

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Hide a Worksheet Within Microsoft Excel

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Unhide a Worksheet Within Microsoft Excel

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Arrange Workbooks in Microsoft Excel

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Center a Printed Page in Microsoft Excel

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Insert a Row of Cells Within a Worksheet

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Insert a Column of Cells Within a Worksheet

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Format a Cell in Excel for Currency

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Add a New Line Within a Cell in Microsoft Excel

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Move a Row of Cells Within Excel

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Remove Zeroes from Showing in Cells Within Excel

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Create a Numerical Sequence in Cells Within Excel

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Create a Numerical Sequence in Cells Within Excel (Alternate Method)

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Merge Cells Within Excel

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Change Row Height or Column Width Within Excel

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Hide a Column or Row Within Excel

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Unhide a Column or Row Within Excel

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Sum a Series of Numbers In Excel

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Add Custom Text to a Numerical Cell in Microsoft Excel

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Insert a Bar or Column Chart in Excel

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Insert a Pie Chart in Excel

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Insert a Line or Area Chart in Excel

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Hyperlink a Cell in Excel to an Internet Page

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Link Cell Contents to a Text Box in Excel

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Link a Cell to a Worksheet in Excel

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Remove A Hyperlink in a Cell in Excel

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Insert a PDF Within Excel

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Check Spelling Within Cells and Drawing Objects In a Worksheet

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Track Changes in Microsoft Excel

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Accept or Reject Changes from Track Changes in Microsoft Excel

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Excel Troubleshooting: The Gridlines are Missing

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Troubleshooting: My Text Boxes in Excel are Resizing

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Troubleshooting: My text Doesn't Fit Within a Cause Box!

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Troubleshooting: I Entered a Date in a Cell in Excel but Got a Number

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Troubleshooting: I Can't Select a Drawing Object By Clicking On It in Microsoft Excel

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