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Create killer formulas—Mr. Spreadsheet shows you how
Excel master John Walkenbach has shared his expertise in two previous editions of this bestseller. Now he shows you how to create financial formulas, release the power of array formulas, develop custom worksheet functions with VBA, debug formulas, and more with Excel 2007. If you already know your way around the newest Excel and want to concentrate on using formulas to extend its capabilities even further, you've come to the right place.
It's estimated that only about ten percent of Excel users really understand how to get the most out of worksheet formulas. If you're ready to join that elite group, here's your membership kit.
Sample files for tutorials
See the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.
Mr. Spreadsheet's Success Techniques
Technique # 1 Master operators, error values, and absolute vs. relative references
Technique # 2 Find errors and debug formulas
Technique # 3 Use pivot tables to eliminate formulas
Technique # 4 Create single- and multi-cell array formulas
Technique # 5 Build custom functions with VBA
A reference collection of formulas for spreadsheet challenges covers a wide range of applications, from basic to advanced, including financial formulas, nesting functions, error values, naming, cell formatting, protection options, array formulas, PivotTables, and auditing, accompanied by a CD-ROM containing sample workbooks illustrating formula concepts and a Power Utility Pak. Original. (Intermediate/Advanced)
Written by John Walkenbach, aka " Mr. Spreadsheet, " who is one of the world s leading authorities on Excel Gives users the practical know-how and real-world examples they need to master formulas, which are among the trickiest Excel tools to get a handle on Fully updated to cover the new Excel interface and features Includes a valuable CD-ROM with templates and worksheets from the book as well as the author s award-winning Power Utility Pak
- This book is a single reference that’s indispensable for Excel beginners, intermediate users, power users, and would-be power users everywhere
- Fully updated for the new release, this latest edition provides comprehensive, soup-to-nuts coverage, delivering over 900 pages of Excel tips, tricks, and techniques readers won’t find anywhere else
- John Walkenbach, aka "Mr. Spreadsheet," is one of the world’s leading authorities on Excel
- Thoroughly updated to cover the revamped Excel interface, new file formats, enhanced interactivity with other Office applications, and upgraded collaboration features
- Includes a valuable CD-ROM with templates and worksheets from the book
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
About the Author
John Walkenbach, arguably the foremost authority on Excel, has written hundreds of articles and created the award-winning Power Utility Pak. His 40-plus books include Excel 2003 Power Programming with VBA, Excel Charts, and John Walkenbach's Favorite Excel Tips & Tricks, all published by Wiley. Visit his popular Spreadsheet Page at www.j-walk.com/ss.
Table of Contents
Part I: Basic Information.
Chapter 1: Excel in a Nutshell.
Chapter 2: Basic Facts about Formulas.
Chapter 3: Working with Names.
Part II: Using Functions in Your Formulas.
Chapter 4: Introducing Worksheet Functions.
Chapter 5: Manipulating Text.
Chapter 6: Working with Dates and Times.
Chapter 7: Counting and Summing Techniques.
Chapter 8: Using Lookup Functions.
Chapter 9: Tables and Worksheet Databases.
Chapter 10: Miscellaneous Calculations.
Part III: Financial Formulas.
Chapter 11: Borrowing and Investing Formulas.
Chapter 12: Discounting and Depreciation Formulas.
Chapter 13: Financial Schedules.
Part IV: Array Formulas.
Chapter 14: Introducing Arrays.
Chapter 15: Performing Magic with Array Formulas.
Part V: Miscellaneous Formula Techniques.
Chapter 16: Intentional Circular References.
Chapter 17: Charting Techniques.
Chapter 18: Pivot Tables.
Chapter 19: Conditional Formatting and Data Validation.
Chapter 20: Creating Megaformulas.
Chapter 21: Tools and Methods for Debugging Formulas.
Part VI: Developing Custom Worksheet Functions.
Chapter 22: Introducing VBA.
Chapter 23: Function Procedure Basics.
Chapter 24: VBA Programming Concepts.
Chapter 25: VBA Custom Function Examples.
Part VII: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Excel Function Reference.
Appendix B: Using Custom Number Formats.
Appendix C: Additional Excel Resources.
Appendix D: What’s on the CD-ROM.