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Microsoft Excel 2019 Inside Out

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  • Length: 864 pages
  • Edition: 1
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  • Publication Date: 2018-11-20
  • ISBN-10: 1509307699
  • ISBN-13: 9781509307692

Book Description

Conquer Microsoft Excel 2019–from the inside out!

Dive into Microsoft Excel 2019–and really put your spreadsheet expertise to work. This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, tips, and workarounds–all you need to make the most of Excel’s most powerful tools for analyzing data and making better decisions. Renowned Excel expert Bill Jelen offers a complete tour of Excel 2019 and Excel in Office 365, from efficient interface customizations to advanced analysis, visualizations, and dashboards. Discover how experts tackle today’s key tasks–and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery.

  • Enter formulas more efficiently, and fully control operators and dates
  • Master the most widely-used functions in Excel
  • Integrate external data from the web and other sources
  • Easily transform complex datasets with Power Query
  • Quickly summarize millions of records with Pivot Tables
  • Perform ad hoc analyses with slicers and other filters
  • Create advanced data mashups with Power Pivot
  • Solve complex problems with What-If, Scenario Manager, Goal Seek, and Solver
  • Automate repetitive tasks by editing recorded VBA code
  • Demystify data with conditional formatting and other visualization techniques
  • Use the newest maps, charts, and data types in Excel
  • Show geographical changes over time with animated 3D maps
  • Use dynamic array functions: SORT, FILTER, UNIQUE, SORTBY and SEQUENCE
  • Find insights using Excel’s new artificial intelligence
  • Collaborate via Excel 2019’s breakthrough CoAuthoring tools
  • Publish Power BI Desktop dashboards based on Excel data

Table of contents

Part I The Excel Interface
Chapter 1 What’s New in Excel 2019
Chapter 2 Using the Excel Interface
Chapter 3 Customizing Excel
Chapter 4 Keyboard Shortcuts

Part II Calculating with Excel
Chapter 5 Understanding Formulas
Chapter 6 Controlling Formulas
Chapter 7 Understanding Functions
Chapter 8 Using Everyday Functions: Math, Date and Time, and Text Functions
Chapter 9 Using Powerful Functions: Logical, Lookup, and Database Functions
Chapter 10 Other Functions
Chapter 11 Connecting Worksheets and Workbooks
Chapter 12 Array Formulas and Names in Excel

Part III Data Analysis with Excel
Chapter 13 Transforming Data
Chapter 14 Summarizing Data Using Subtotals or Filter
Chapter 15 Using Pivot Tables to Analyze Data
Chapter 16 Using Slicers and Filtering a Pivot Table
Chapter 17 Mashing Up Data with Power Pivot
Chapter 18 Using What-If, Scenario Manager, Goal Seek, and Solver
Chapter 19 Automating Repetitive Functions Using VBA Macros
Chapter 20 More Tips and Tricks for Excel 2019

Part IV Excel Visuals
Chapter 21 Formatting Worksheets
Chapter 22 Using Data Visualizations and Conditional Formatting
Chapter 23 Graphing Data Using Excel Charts
Chapter 24 Using 3D Maps
Chapter 25 Using Sparklines
Chapter 26 Formatting Spreadsheets for Presentation
Chapter 27 Printing
Chapter 28 Sharing Dashboards with Power BI

About The Author

Bill Jelen

Bill Jelen, Excel MVP and the host of, has been using spreadsheets since 1985, and he launched the website in 1998. Bill was a regular guest on Call for Help with Leo Laporte and has produced more than 2,200 episodes of his daily video podcast, Learn Excel from MrExcel. He is the author of 57 books about Microsoft Excel and writes the monthly Excel column for Strategic Finance magazine. Before founding, Bill spent 12 years in the trenches, working as a financial analyst for the finance, marketing, accounting, and operations departments of a $500 million public company. He lives in Merritt Island, Florida, with his wife, Mary Ellen.

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