Free updates through Windows Update won't upgrade Excel to the latest version, such as from 2010 to 2013.
Microsoft releases bug fixes and security patches for outdated versions of Excel, but if you want the latest features, you need to buy a new copy of the program or any version of the Office suite. With a subscription plan, you can download and use the latest versions of Excel and other Office applications, even after new versions come out.
A cell is one of the box-like structures that fill a worksheet and each cell can be located by means of its cell references – such as A1, F26 or W345 – consisting of the column letter and row number that intersect at the cell's location.The formula in row 3 in the image includes a reference to cell A1 located on sheet 1 of Book2 – the name of the second workbook.I set calculation mode to automatic but when I enter "=Now()" inside a cell I do not see the time updating even when formatting is changed to show seconds. Changing a formatting is not an event that needs a recalculation, so that is not enough; but for example typing anything in any cell I think I found the culprit.For a step-by-step guide on how to create a chart from your Excel data using think-cell, please consider the example from Introduction to charting.This is how the example chart data looks in Excel: To create a chart from Excel, select the desired data range in your Excel workbook, including series and category labels: The layout of your data must match the layout of think-cell’s internal datasheet: Column charts are usually created from data columns, whereas bar charts are created from data rows.Microsoft uses Windows Update to distribute free updates that fix bugs and improve security in Excel.To receive these updates, either run Windows Update manually or turn on automatic updates to download and install Excel updates as Microsoft releases them.If you have an old version of Excel and want to use features added to the program in recent years, you need to re-buy the program.Open Windows Update by pressing the "Windows" key, typing "Windows Update" (without quotes) and selecting it from the search results.When the source data for your data-driven charts is available in Excel, you can create charts directly from the Excel application.When data in Excel changes, you can either update the charts on command or have think-cell do the update automatically.