Excel Lesson 14


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Excel Lesson 14

  1. 1. Thursday January 21st<br />Ms. York <br /><ul><li>Get a book
  2. 2. Create a Lesson 14 folder
  3. 3. Locate and open Microsoft Excel on the desktop</li></ul>Microsoft ExcelLesson 14<br />
  4. 4. What’s coming up….<br />Excel has 6 lessons, 14-19.<br />TODAY, we are going to start/finish Lesson 14<br />Tomorrow, we start Lesson 15<br />For each lesson we’ll do some work together, and you’ll do some on your own.<br />We will also start a project that we will work on throughout the unit.<br />When we’re finished….remember your pre-test?<br />Expectations for the class<br />
  5. 5. In the past…<br />People who worked with financial information used big sheets of paper to do their work<br />These pages had a “grid-like” structure of rows and columns<br />Information such as cost of goods, taxes, and payments were recorded here<br />These pages were called spreadsheets<br />They were difficult to sort through and keep track of information<br />
  6. 6. Spreadsheets today are…<br />Electronic<br />A lot more powerful and easier to use than the old paper spreadsheets<br />Much more interesting and appealing to the eye<br />Great tools for organizing data and for making calculations<br />
  7. 7. In Lesson 14, you will learn how to…<br />Navigate a spreadsheet<br />Learn the different parts of Excel<br />Key basic information<br />Save and print a spreadsheet<br />
  8. 8. Elements of an electronic spreadsheet<br />Is a grid of rows and columns<br />Rows are numbered 1 to 1,048,576<br />The columns are identified by letters, from A to Z , then AA to AZ, from BA to BZ, etc.<br />There are 16,384 columns<br />
  9. 9. Elements of an electronic spreadsheet<br />The intersection of a row and a column is a rectangle called a cell<br />You key data in cells<br />Each cell has a cell address<br />The cell address is the column and row of that cell<br />Example: cell B5 refers to the cell in column B, row 5<br />
  10. 10. Column Headings<br />Mouse Pointer<br />Row Headings<br />Scroll Bars<br />Status Bar<br />Name Box<br />Active Cell<br />Sheet Tabs<br />
  11. 11. In Excel…<br />You store data in a workbook<br />Workbooks can have one or more worksheets<br />A worksheet is another name for a spreadsheet<br />When you open a blank Excel workbook, it contains three blank worksheets (Sheet1, Sheet2, and Sheet3)<br />You can move from one sheet to another by clicking on the sheet tab<br />
  12. 12. In Excel… <br />A worksheet shows one cell outlined in a thick black border<br />This is known as the active cell<br />When you want to enter data in a particular cell, you must make the cell the active cell<br />
  13. 13. Navigating and Viewing a Worksheet<br />You move around in Excel by using the mouse and by pressing keys on the keyboard<br />Use the mouse to click toolbar buttons and menu commands<br />Click a cell in the worksheet to make that cell the active <br />Following are some key combinations to use in Excel… <br />
  14. 14. Quick Combination Keys<br />
  15. 15. Entering, Deleting, and Editing<br />Excel treats data entered in cells two ways<br />Label – when you key data that begins with a letter<br />Value – when you key data that begins with a number or symbol<br />To have a value treated as a label enter a (‘) before the data<br />To enter data:<br />Click on the cell or move to it, key data, press Enter.<br />To clear data:<br />Click on the cell, press Delete.<br />To edit data:<br />Double click on cell (or formula bar) and edit text, press Enter.<br />
  16. 16. Thursday, January 21<br />Complete Test Yourself 14-1<br />On Sheet 2, in the first cells of the worksheet type 3 things that you think you could use Excel for.<br />Complete Test Yourself 14-2<br />Submit both files, do not print!<br />Roman Numeral Conversions:<br />L = 50<br />C = 100<br />D = 500<br />M = 1,000<br />