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# Excel Basics

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• 1. An Introduction to Excel Spreadsheets This is the standard look of a new spreadsheet when opened for the first time © Copyright 2005 Berto Tools Note: Excel by default starts a Workbook with three Worksheets. Sheet Tabs
• 2. Two Vertical Lines make a Column which is denoted by letters of the alphabet © Copyright 2005 Berto Tools
• 3. Two Horizontal Lines make a Row which is denoted by numbers © Copyright 2005 Berto Tools
• 4. A Column & a Row together make a Cell. The Cell Address is Column then Row e.g. D12 Note: Another name for Cell Address is Cell Reference © Copyright 2005 Berto Tools
• 5. To add the contents of cells B8 and C8, we use a Formula as shown in cell D12. Note: A formula is always started with the “ =“ sign and typed where the result is required © Copyright 2005 Berto Tools
• 6. When enter is depressed, the result of the Addition appears in the Active Cell Note: The Formula Bar has been made visible To show the formula which is still in the Active Cell © Copyright 2005 Berto Tools
• 7. You can use the Fill Handle to create or extend a Series such as the Days of the Week. © Copyright 2005 Berto Tools
• 8. As well as the Months of the Year. © Copyright 2005 Berto Tools
• 9. As well as the 10 x 10 timetable © Copyright 2005 Berto Tools
• 10. We can also use the Fill Handle to copy formulae – here we find the Sum for each column. Fill Handle © Copyright 2005 Berto Tools
• 11. And again we use the Average Function for each column. © Copyright 2005 Berto Tools
• 12. Click on Row 17 to highlight the entire row. Right click & click Delete. The Blank Row is gone! © Copyright 2005 Berto Tools
• 13. Highlight the range A16 to J17 using the mouse. Click on the Chart Wizard. Chart Wizard © Copyright 2005 Berto Tools
• 14. For Steps 1-3 click on Next. At Step 4, select “As new sheet” as shown. Select Finish. © Copyright 2005 Berto Tools