Get practical walkthroughs for the most useful Excel features
Looking for easy-to-understand, practical guidance on how to go from Excel newbie to number crunching pro? Excel Workbook For Dummies is the hands-on tutorial you’ve been waiting for.
This step-by-step guide is packed with exercises that walk you through the basic and advanced functions and formulas included in Excel. At your own speed, you’ll learn how to enter data, format your spreadsheet, and apply the mathematical and statistical capabilities of the program.
Work through the book from start to finish or, if you’d prefer, jump right to the section that’s giving you trouble, whether that’s data visualization, macros, analysis, or anything else. You can also:
- Brush up on and practice time-saving keyboard shortcuts for popular commands and actions
- Get a handle on multi-functional and practical pivot tables with intuitive practice exercises
- Learn to secure your data with spreadsheet password protections
Perfect for new users of Excel, Excel Workbook For Dummies is also the ideal resource for those who know their way around a spreadsheet but need a refresher on some of the more advanced features of this powerful program.
Table of contents
Part 1 Building Worksheets Chapter 1 Getting Familiar with the Excel Interface Chapter 2 Entering the Worksheet Data Chapter 3 Formatting the Worksheet Chapter 4 Printing Worksheet Reports Chapter 5 Modifying the Worksheet Part 2 Using Formulas and Functions Chapter 6 Building Formulas Chapter 7 Copying and Correcting Formulas Chapter 8 Creating Date and Time Formulas Chapter 9 Financial Formulas and Functions Chapter 10 Using Math Functions Chapter 11 Using Common Statistical Functions Chapter 12 Using Lookup Functions Chapter 13 Using Logical Functions Chapter 14 Text Formulas and Functions Part 3 Working with Graphics Chapter 15 Charting Worksheet Data Chapter 16 Adding Graphics to Worksheets Part 4 Managing and Securing Data Chapter 17 Building and Maintaining Tables Chapter 18 Protecting Workbooks and Worksheet Data Part 5 Doing Data Analysis Chapter 19 Performing What-If Analysis Chapter 20 Generating PivotTables Part 6 Macros and Visual Basic for Applications Chapter 21 Using Macros Chapter 22 Using the Visual Basic Editor Part 7 The Part of Tens Chapter 23 Top Ten Features in Excel Chapter 24 Top Ten Tips for Using Excel Like a Pro
About The Author
Greg Harvey is a veteran computer trainer, consultant, and the author of more than 50 books. He also owns and manages a multimedia publishing venture, Mind Over Media.