Excel Lookup Formula for Last Item in Column

How can you get the last number in an Excel column? I needed to do that in one of my sample files, so here's the formula that I used. Then, someone asked me how to get the last item (text or number) from a column, so there's a formula for that too.

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Preview Picture Problems in Excel

In the good old days of Excel, you could change a workbook setting, and see a preview picture of the file contents, before you opened it. That feature was available in Excel's Open window, but has disappeared in newer versions of Excel. Here's how to see Preview Pictures, and a warning about using them.

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