Risk Eliminator

Spreadsheet Risks & Suggestions

To be able to trust a spreadsheet, a thorough check for errors and mistakes is essential. There are lots of different ways a simple mistake can destroy the validity of a spreadsheet. Our software checks for more than 75 of these risks to enable users to trust their spreadsheets by fixing mistakes and guaranteeing quality.

Analyse your Spreadsheet for Risks

Start with uploading and analysing your spreadsheet into PerfectXL Risk Eliminator. Then click the name of your file to see the full analysis and choose the tab ‘Risks & Suggestions’.

Summary of Detected Risks

Risks & Suggestions starts with a summary of all findings. The overview is divided into 6 subcategories of risks:

  1. Calculation doubts
  2. Structure issues
  3. Range issues
  4. Hidden info
  5. Complex formulas
  6. Vulnerable functions

For each possible risk the tool tells you how many incidents were detected and wether these incidents are considered high, medium or low risks.

Risks in spreadsheets and suggestions for improvement // PerfectXL Risk Eliminator

Risk details & location

Once you know that your spreadsheet contains risks, of course you want to inspect these incidents and solve them if necessary. PerfectXL helps you with these two steps as well. First you click on the risk category or a specific type of risk you want to inspect.

Select a risk that was found in your Excel file // PerfectXL Risk Eliminator

Next you will find an overview with specific details of all the incidents found: worksheet, cell, type of risk, level and formula.

Details of a risk that was found in a spreadsheet // PerfectXL Risk Eliminator

Use the filter options to find a specific incident or click on a column header to sort the table by this characteristic.

Suggestions for improvement

Click on a detected risk to find more information about what’s going on and suggestions to solve it. Note: PerfectXL won’t solve it for you: the final decision to modify your spreadsheet is always up to you.

Suggestions for spreadsheet improvement // PerfectXL Risk Eliminator

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