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Excel Workbook For Dummies

Greg Harvey

ISBN: 978-0-470-04410-0

Aug 2006

384 pages

$16.99

Description

Excel is the most sophisticated spreadsheet program available, making it easy for you to create a variety of analyses and calculations for personal and professional use. However, this program is much more than just an electronic version of an accountant’s green sheet, and mastering even the most basic functions can be a challenge.

Excel Workbook For Dummies is specially designed to give you the hands-on experience you need to start using this great program with confidence and efficiency. This guide is packed with hundreds of exercises that walk you through the ins and outs of Excel at your own pace. You’ll have all the tools you need to:

  • Enter spreadsheet data
  • Format, modify, and print your spreadsheet
  • Copy and correct formulas
  • Create date and time formulas
  • Use math, statistical, lookup, and logical functions
  • Chart spreadsheet data
  • Add graphics to the spreadsheet
  • Manage and secure your data
  • Perform what-if analyses
  • Generate pivot tables
  • Publish spreadsheets as Web pages
  • Add hyperlinks to spreadsheets
  • Take advantage of Macros and Visual Basic Editor

Included is a bonus CD-ROM full of useful features, including sample files for all exercises in the book, a variety of important Excel tools, worksheets, and templates for financial planning, and a trial version of Crystal Xcelsius to get you started making progress and becoming an Excel expert!

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Introduction.

Part I: Creating Spreadsheets.

Chapter 1: Entering the Spreadsheet Data.

Chapter 2: Formatting the Spreadsheet.

Chapter 3: Printing Spreadsheet Reports.

Chapter 4: Modifying the Spreadsheet.

Part II: Using Formulas and Functions.

Chapter 5: Building Formulas.

Chapter 6: Copying and Correcting Formulas.

Chapter 7: Creating Date and Time Formulas.

Chapter 8: Financial Formulas and Functions.

Chapter 9: Using Math Functions.

Chapter 10: Using Statistical Functions.

Chapter 11: Using the Lookup Functions.

Chapter 12: Using the Logical Functions.

Chapter 13: Text Formulas and Functions.

Part III: Working with Graphics.

Chapter 14: Charting Spreadsheet Data.

Chapter 15: Adding Graphics to the Spreadsheet.

Part IV: Managing and Securing Data.

Chapter 16: Building and Maintaining Data Lists.

Chapter 17: Protecting the Spreadsheet.

Part V: Doing Data Analysis.

Chapter 18: Performing What-If Analysis.

Chapter 19: Generating Pivot Tables.

Part VI: Excel and the Web.

Chapter 20: Publishing Spreadsheets as Web Pages.

Chapter 21: Adding Hyperlinks to Spreadsheets.

Part VII: Macros and Visual Basic for Applications.

Chapter 22: Using Macros.

Chapter 23: Using the Visual Basic Editor.

Part VIII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 24: Top Ten Tips for Using Excel like a Pro.

Chapter 25: Ten (More or Less) Shortcut Keys for Entering Data.

Chapter 26: Ten (More or Less) Shortcut Keys for Formatting the Worksheet.

Chapter 27: Ten (More or Less) Shortcut Keys for Editing Data.

Chapter 28: Ten (More or Less) Miscellaneous Shortcut Keys.

Appendix A: About the CD.

Appendix B: Table of Exercises.

Index.