Manually enter all of your information from a website or insert an image or printed material into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet can take a long time. However, you can quickly import data of the network, imagesY impressions with the help of the tools available in the Windows and mobile versions of Excel.
For example, you have your monthly transactions on a piece of paper and you want the data to be on your Excel sheet. You may need to manually enter each and every piece of data in the spreadsheet, but you can save some time and effort by using the “image data” feature.
How does the Image Data feature work?
This feature scans an image and analyzes it to find the relevant data, such as a stock table printed in a magazine, a printout of financial transactions, or even a screenshot of a table on a website. It imports everything into your spreadsheet after giving you a chance to edit any data it discovers. By using the following methods, you can save time, reduce the risk of making mistakes, and get rid of tasks that can cause work delays.
Import data from websites
This method can be used on your desktop (Windows and Mac), Android Y iOS devices. Here are the steps.
Open the spreadsheet you want to import the data into.
Click on the Data tab available in the top menu bar.
Select Get external data option.
Click on the From the Web option.
Paste the website link from which you want to extract the data.
Select the table of the options you want to import.
Image data import
Unfortunately, this option is not available on Windows. But you can do this in the Mac, iOS, and Android apps.
Open the excel application on your iOS or Android device and sign in to your account (so you can continue on Windows).
Click on the image data icon.
Click on the Photo option.
Wait for the analysis and check for errors.
Impression data import
This option is not available in the desktop versions of ms excel. However, you can do it on their Android or iOS mobile apps, which offer to scan or click an image of the document directly from the app’s scanner.
Open the MS Excel application on your Android or iOS device.
Tap on the small camera icon available at the bottom of the sheet.
Click on the image of the printed data from which you want to extract the data.
Wait for analysis, tap on open and check for errors.
tap on the to import button.
After using the application to import the image data, you can continue working on this spreadsheet on your Windows PC.