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Microsoft Excel 2010 Plain & Simple


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Get the guide that makes learning Microsoft Excel 2010 plain and simple! This full color, no-nonsense book shows you the quickest ways to solve a problem or learn a skill, using easy-to-follow steps and concise, straightforward language. You'll analyze, manage, and share information in more ways than ever before.

Here's WHAT you'll learn:

  • Manage your financial data and personal expenses
  • Get started quickly with prebuilt templates
  • Create formulas and functions to do the hard work
  • Sort, filter, update, and copy your data
  • Use charts and graphics to bring data to life
  • Collaborate with colleagues by sharing spreadsheets online

Here's HOW you'll learn it:

  • Jump in whenever you need answers
  • Easy-to-follow STEPS and SCREENSHOTS show exactly what to do
  • Handy TIPS teach new techniques and shortcuts
  • Quick TRY THIS! exercises help apply what you learn right away

About the Author

Curtis D. Frye is a coauthor of Microsoft Office Excel 2003 Programming Inside Out and the author of Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Step by Step, Microsoft Excel Version 2007 Plain & Simple, Faster Smarter Home Networking, several books on Microsoft Access, and numerous online training courses.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Introduction: About This Book; 1.1 No Computerese!; 1.2 Useful Tasks…; 1.3 …And the Easiest Way to Do Them; 1.4 A Quick Overview; 1.5 A Few Assumptions; 1.6 A Final Word (or Two); Chapter 2: What's New and Improved in Excel 2010; 2.1 Managing Excel Files and Settings in Backstage View; 2.2 Previewing Data Using Paste Preview; 2.3 Customizing the Excel 2010 User Interface; 2.4 Summarizing Data Using More Accurate Functions; 2.5 Summarizing Data Using Sparklines; 2.6 Visualizing Data Using Improved Conditional Formats; 2.7 Creating and Displaying Math Equations; 2.8 Editing Pictures Within Excel 2010; Chapter 3: Getting Started with Excel 2010; 3.1 Surveying the Excel Program Window; 3.2 Starting Excel; 3.3 Finding and Opening Existing Workbooks; 3.4 Using File Properties; 3.5 Creating a New Workbook; 3.6 Working with Multiple Workbooks; 3.7 Sizing and Viewing Windows; 3.8 Zooming In or Out on a Worksheet; 3.9 Viewing a Worksheet in Full-Screen Mode; 3.10 Saving and Closing an Excel Workbook; 3.11 Using the Excel Help System; Chapter 4: Building a Workbook; 4.1 Understanding How Excel Interprets Data Entry; 4.2 Navigating the Worksheet; 4.3 Selecting Cells; 4.4 Entering Text in Cells; 4.5 Entering Numbers in Cells; 4.6 Entering Dates and Times in Cells; 4.7 Entering Data Using Fills; 4.8 Entering Data with Other Shortcuts; 4.9 Creating an Excel Table; 4.10 Editing Cell Contents; 4.11 Inserting a Symbol in a Cell; 4.12 Creating Hyperlinks; 4.13 Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Cell Values; 4.14 Clearing Cell Contents; 4.15 Using the Office Clipboard; 4.16 Undoing or Redoing an Action; 4.17 Finding and Replacing Text; 4.18 Checking the Spelling of Your Worksheet; Chapter 5: Managing and Viewing Worksheets; 5.1 Viewing and Selecting Worksheets; 5.2 Renaming Worksheets; 5.3 Moving Worksheets; 5.4 Copying Worksheets; 5.5 Inserting and Deleting Worksheets; 5.6 Hiding or Showing a Worksheet; 5.7 Changing Worksheet Tab Colors; 5.8 Inserting, Moving, and Deleting Cells; 5.9 Inserting, Moving, and Deleting Columns and Rows; 5.10 Hiding and Unhiding Columns and Rows; 5.11 Entering Data and Formatting Many Worksheets at the Same Time; 5.12 Changing How You Look at Excel Workbooks; 5.13 Naming and Using Worksheet Views; Chapter 6: Using Formulas and Functions; 6.1 Understanding Formulas and Cell References in Excel; 6.2 Creating Simple Cell Formulas; 6.3 Assigning Names to Groups of Cells; 6.4 Using Names in Formulas; 6.5 Creating a Formula That References Values in an Excel Table; 6.6 Creating Formulas That Reference Cells in Other Workbooks; 6.7 Summing a Group of Cells Without Using a Formula; 6.8 Creating a Summary Formula; 6.9 Summing with Subtotals and Grand Totals; 6.10 Exploring the Excel Function Library; 6.11 Using the IF Function; 6.12 Checking Formula References; 6.13 Debugging Your Formulas; Chapter 7: Formatting the Cell; 7.1 Formatting Cell Contents; 7.2 Formatting Cells Containing Numbers; 7.3 Formatting Cells Containing Dates; 7.4 Adding Cell Backgrounds and Shading; 7.5 Formatting Cell Borders; 7.6 Defining Cell Styles; 7.7 Aligning and Orienting Cell Contents; 7.8 Formatting a Cell Based on Conditions; 7.9 Changing How Conditional Formatting Rules Are Applied; 7.10 Stop When a Condition Is Met; 7.11 Displaying Data Bars, Icon Sets, or Color Scales Based on Cell Values; 7.12 Deleting Conditional Formats; 7.13 Copying Formats with Format Painter; 7.14 Merging or Splitting Cells or Data; Chapter 8: Formatting the Worksheet; 8.1 Applying Workbook Themes; 8.2 Coloring Sheet Tabs; 8.3 Changing a Worksheet's Gridlines; 8.4 Changing Row Heights and Column Widths; 8.5 Inserting Rows or Columns; 8.6 Moving Rows and Columns; 8.7 Deleting Rows and Columns; 8.8 Outlining to Hide and Show Rows and Columns; 8.9 Hiding Rows and Columns; 8.10 Protecting Worksheets from Changes; 8.11 Locking Cells to Prevent Changes; Chapter 9: Printing Worksheets; 9.1 Previewing Worksheets Before Printing; 9.2 Printing Worksheets with Current Options; 9.3 Choosing Whether to Print Gridlines and Headings; 9.4 Choosing Printers and Paper Options; 9.5 Printing Part of a Worksheet; 9.6 Printing Row and Column Headings on Each Page; 9.7 Setting and Changing Print Margins; 9.8 Setting Page Orientation and Scale; 9.9 Creating Headers and Footers; 9.10 Adding Graphics to a Header or a Footer; 9.11 Setting and Viewing Page Breaks; Chapter 10: Customizing Excel to the Way You Work; 10.1 Opening Ready-to-Use Workbook Templates; 10.2 Adding Commands to the Quick Access Toolbar; 10.3 Modifying the Ribbon User Interface; 10.4 Controlling Which Error Messages Appear; 10.5 Defining AutoCorrect and AutoFormat Entries; Chapter 11: Sorting and Filtering Worksheet Data; 11.1 Sorting Worksheet Data; 11.2 Creatingggggg a Custom Sort List; 11.3 Filtering Data Quickly with AutoFilter; 11.4 Creating an Advanced Filter; 11.5 Validating Data for Correctness During Entry; Chapter 12: Summarizing Data Visually Using Charts; 12.1 Displaying Data Graphically; 12.2 Creating a Chart Quickly; 12.3 Changing a Chart's Appearance; 12.4 Formatting Chart Legends and Titles; 12.5 Changing the Body of a Chart; 12.6 Customizing Chart Data; 12.7 Working with Common Charts; 12.8 Working with Uncommon Charts; 12.9 Adding a Trendline to a Chart; 12.10 Summarizing Data Using Sparklines; Chapter 13: Enhancing Your Worksheets with Graphics; 13.1 Working with Graphics in Your Worksheets; 13.2 Adding Graphics to Worksheets; 13.3 Adding Drawing Objects to a Worksheet; 13.4 Adding Fills to Drawing Objects; 13.5 Adding Effects to Drawing Objects; 13.6 Customizing Pictures and Objects; 13.7 Aligning and Grouping Drawing Objects; 13.8 Using WordArt to Create Text Effects in Excel; 13.9 Inserting Clip Art into a Worksheet; 13.10 Inserting and Changing a Diagram; 13.11 Creating an Organization Chart; 13.12 Adding an Equation to a Shape; Chapter 14: Sharing Excel Data with Other Programs; 14.1 Introducing Linking and Embedding; 14.2 Linking and Embedding Other Files; 14.3 Exchanging Table Data Between Excel and Word; 14.4 Copying Excel Charts and Data into PowerPoint; 14.5 Exchanging Data Between Access and Excel; 14.6 Importing a Text File; Chapter 15: Using Excel in a Group Environment; 15.1 Sharing Workbooks in Excel; 15.2 Commenting in Cells; 15.3 Tracking Changes in Workbooks; 15.4 Accepting or Rejecting Changes; 15.5 Saving Worksheets to the Web; 15.6 Dynamically Update Worksheets Published to the Web; 15.7 Retrieving Web Data Using Excel; 15.8 Modifying Web Queries; 15.9 Introducing XML; 15.10 Interacting over the Web Using XML;

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Frye, Curtis D
Microsoft Press
Frye, Curtis
Frye, Curtis D.
Spreadsheets - Excel
Spreadsheets - General
Business -- Computer programs.
Electronic spreadsheets
Personal Computers-Applications
Personal Computers-Desktop Applications-Spreadsheets
Excel;Microsoft Office;Office;spreadsheets
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