Synopses & Reviews
Get up to speed on Excel 2010 and discover a whole new way to crunch numbers!
Have you just discovered you need to use Excel for the first time? Or are you an Excel veteran who wants to understand the 2010 version in a hurry? Either way, this friendly book has everything you need to know about creating and editing worksheets, formatting cells, using formulas, adding hyperlinks, saving worksheets as Web pages, and more.
Navigate effectively — see how the Ribbon interface andthe Backstage View give you access to all the tools you need for every task
It's your Excel — customize the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar to include the tools you use
To err is human — but you can easily fix mistakes and make updates with Excel's editing functions
Easy maintenance — make maintaining your worksheets easier with zoom, comments, cell names, and more
Pivotal moments — create and format pivot tables to summarize your data effectively
Making it pretty — include graphics, charts, and clip art to clarify the story your worksheets tell
Macro magic — automate Excel commands by creating macros you can add to the Ribbon or Quick Access toolbar
Collaborate online — share your worksheets via Windows Live SkyDrive and edit them from anywhere with Office Web Apps
Open the book and find:
What's new in Excel 2010, including the Backstage View
How to launch Excel fromWindows 7, Windows Vista,and Windows XP
Tips for drag-and-drop editing
Hints for perfect printouts
How to use the Insert Function button
Secrets for securing your data
How to use Conditional Formatting and Sparklines minigraphs to highlight your data
How to do "what-if" data analysis
Create and edit worksheets, format cells, and enter formulas
Add data tables and sort and filter records
Create powerful charts with graphics
Share worksheets via e-mailand SharePoint
The bestselling Excel book on the market, updated for Excel 2010
As the world's leading spreadsheet application, Excel has a huge user base. The release of Office 2010 brings major changes to Excel, so Excel For Dummies comes to the rescue once more!
In the friendly and non-threatening For Dummies style, this popular guide shows beginners how to get up and running with Excel and helps more experienced users get comfortable with new features.
- Excel is the number one spreadsheet application worldwide, and Excel For Dummies is the number one guide to using it
- With the major changes in Microsoft Office 2010, Excel has new features and a new interface design; users need help to get up to speed
- The book includes everything you need to know to perform basic Excel 2010 tasks
- Covers creating and editing worksheets and charts, formatting cells, entering formulas, inserting graphs, designing database forms, and adding database records
- Also covers printing, adding hyperlinks to worksheets, saving worksheets as Web pages, adding existing worksheet data to an existing Web page, and much more
Whether you're new to Excel or just need to understand the 2010 version, Excel 2010 For Dummies provides what you need to know.
About the Author
Greg Harvey, PhD, is president of Mind Over Media, Inc. He is the author of all editions of Excel For Dummies, Excel All-in-One For Dummies, Excel Workbook For Dummies, and Windows For Dummies Quick Reference. He's also an experienced educator.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting In on the Ground Floor.
Chapter 1: The Excel 2010 User Experience.
Chapter 2: Creating a Spreadsheet from Scratch.
Part II: Editing without Tears.
Chapter 3: Making It All Look Pretty.
Chapter 4: Going Through Changes.
Chapter 5: Printing the Masterpiece.
Part III: Getting Organized and Staying That Way.
Chapter 6: Maintaining the Worksheet.
Chapter 7: Maintaining Multiple Worksheets.
Part IV: Digging Data Analysis.
Chapter 8: Doing What-If Analysis.
Chapter 9: Playing with Pivot Tables.
Part V: Life beyond the Spreadsheet.
Chapter 10: Charming Charts and Gorgeous Graphics.
Chapter 11: Getting on the Data List.
Chapter 12: Linking, Automating, and Sharing Spreadsheets.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 13: Top Ten Features in Excel 2010.
Chapter 14: Top Ten Beginner Basics.
Chapter 15: The Ten Commandments of Excel 2010.