=e7+30 (will calculate 30 days from today)</li></li></ul><li>Working with numbers<br /><ul><li>Financial Function uses: calculate depreciation, interest rates, payments, terms, present values, future values, etc…
PMT function: used to calculate a payment loan based on constant payments, a constant interest rate, and a set period of time
PPMT function: calculate the principal portion of a specific payment for a loan
The good part? Once you start typing in what you want to do in the Insert Function dialogue box, Excel will provide descriptions of what each function does</li></li></ul><li>Logical if function<br /><ul><li>This function gives one of two values in a cell based on a true or false answer
Example? A realtor earns a different percentage based on how much they sale</li></li></ul><li>Changing margins, centering, and scaling<br /><ul><li>A margin is the blank space on the top, bottom, left, and right edges of the page
To make a worksheet look good, center a smaller one or scale down a larger one
Print Preview allows you to see how a worksheet will look once printed
After clicking Print Preview, you can change the layout by clicking Page Setup
Illustrate each data point’s size in proportion to the total of all items in the range. Each pie slice is displayed as a percentage of the whole pie. Only use when you have one data series and there are no negative or zero values.
Click on the chart to see the Chart Tools Design, Layout, and Format Tabs</li></li></ul><li>Worksheet formatting<br /><ul><li>Each new worksheet usually contains 3 sheets: Sheet 1, Sheet 2, and Sheet 3
You can insert new sheets by clicking the Insert Worksheet button or by right clicking on the worksheet bar and choosing Insert
Right clicking on the tab for each sheet will allow you to delete, rename, or change the tab color for the sheet
To move a worksheet, simply drag the tab to the new position
Always check your formulas after copying or moving a sheet</li></li></ul><li>Printing <br /><ul><li>To print multiple worksheets, choose Entire workbook in the Print dialogue box or select the worksheets you need before pressing print
The Page Break View will allows you to drag page breaks to different places
You can set a specific area to print by selecting it with your mouse, right clicking, and choosing “Set Print Area”</li></li></ul><li>tables<br /><ul><li>Creating a table allows you to manage data effectively
Filter arrows appear in the first row of the table and a border appears around the table by default
Excel includes predefined table styles grouped into categories. This allows you to add color, borders, and shading. You can also create custom table styles.
If you type data into a row or column adjacent to a table, Excel automatically resizes the table to include new data</li></li></ul><li>Sorting data in tables<br /><ul><li>To sort by a single column, click in a cell and use the Sort Ascending or Descending option from the Sort and Filter drop down list
To Sort multiple columns, choose Custom Sort and then add our criteria. To use multiple levels of sorting, you will use the “Add Level” button. For example, if looking at a list of houses sold, you may want to sort by State, then by Selling Price, then by Date</li></li></ul><li>Filtering data in Tables<br /><ul><li>A filter is used when you need to display certain records in your table. The ones you don’t need are hidden, but not deleted.
Once you are finished working with filtered data, you can remove the filter to redisplay all the rows.
Data not in a table can be filtered using the Sort and Filter buttons.</li>