By doing this you can create a visual shortcut page to all the files, websites and even applications you use the most. And you will not have to clutter your desktop with icons.
Step 1: Get Started
- From the overhead insert tab select a shape and add it to the worksheet.
- Right click and exit/add a name to the shape.
Step 2: Add the Hyperlink
- Right click on the shape and select add hyperlink from the menu.
- Select the file or website you want to open with this button.
Step 3: Test It
Use your new button and make sure it goes where you want it to.
Step 4: Get Fancy
Visual buttons are always easier and faster to recognize.
Step 5: Get Real Fancy
Populate a whole sheet with buttons to create your very own command interface.
Add macros to your buttons and they can open other applications for you, sign you into your email account, display the current time and date.... The inter-web is full of examples to make excel do pretty much whatever you want it to do...