This book is a guide to the features of Microsoft Excel, one of the key products of the Microsoft Office suite. Step-by-step instructions and visual aides help the reader easily learn the software. PICTURE YOURSELF LEARNING MICROSOFT EXCEL 2010 teaches the latest version of Microsoft Excel by following along in a four-color, highly visual format. Readers will develop the skills needed to complete a multitude of tasks, such as working with formulas, filtering and sorting data, working with charts, and much more.
PART I – JUST THE BASICS.
1. Creating a Basic Excel Worksheet.
Exploring the Excel Window. Entering Excel Data. Learning Selection Techniques. Editing a Worksheet. Working with Range Names. Using Data Validation.
2. Working with Formulas.
Creating Formulas. Copying Formulas. Creating an Absolute Formula Reference.
3. Using Excel Functions.
Understanding Function Syntax. Creating a Total with the SUM Function. Using Other Functions. Getting Help with Excel Functions.
4. Troubleshooting Formula Errors.
Viewing Formulas. Understanding Common Formula Error Messages. Identifying Formula Precedents and Dependents.
5. Making the Worksheet Look Good.
Changing Cell Formats. Working with Alignment and Spacing. Adding Borders and Shading. Discovering Formatting Shortcuts.
PART II – HANDLING LARGER WORKBOOKS.
6. Managing Large Amounts of Excel Data.
Working with Multiple Worksheets. Using Find and Replace. Managing Worksheet Views.
7. Sorting Data.
Sorting from the Ribbon. Working with the Sort Command. Sorting by Multiple Criteria. Removing Duplicate Records.
8. Filtering Data.
Creating an AutoFilter. Searching for Blank Cells. Performing a Secondary Filter Selection. Choosing Text Comparison Filters. Choosing Additional Comparison Criteria. Reviewing Other Filter Options. Filtering by Date or Time. Splitting Data into Multiple Columns.
9. Adjusting Page Layout .
Managing Manual Page Breaks. Specifying a Print Area. Setting the Paper Orientation and Size. Shrinking Worksheets to Fit. Setting Page Margins. Repeating Rows and Columns. Printing Gridlines and Headings. Working with Headers and Footers.
10.Printing Your Worksheet.
Previewing Your Work. Printing a Worksheet. E-mailing Workbooks.
PART III – WORKING WITH GRAPHICS.
11. Generating Excel Charts.
Creating a Basic Chart. Inserting a Chart. Changing the Chart Options.
12. Inserting Illustrations.
ClipArt. Pictures. Shapes. Text Boxes. SmartArt.
PART IV – EXCEL TOOLS.
13. Setting Security Options.
Hiding a Workbook. Inspecting for Private Information. Protecting Worksheets. Unlocking Cells. Hiding Cell Formulas. Marking a Workbook as Final. Assigning a File Password.
14. Collaborating With Others.
15. Pivot Tables.
16. Excel Options.