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+ Part One

     Researching the
Right Car Dealership



                           •  Inserting   & editing text
        ...
+ Your task:
• Research   5 local car dealerships

• Compilecontact information for
each dealership into a
spreadsheet

• ...
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    Set up a new spreadsheet
        Open a new Microsoft Excel workbook

        Save the file as Car Project

     ...
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    Finding Information
        Starting in cell A2 enter the following dealership names
         down column A (A2-A6)...
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    Finding Information
        Using the websites provided go to each dealership’s website
         and find the follo...
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    Adding a Title
        Insert a row above row 1 so that you can insert a title

        With a new row inserted, c...
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    Format Headers
        Now, you will format the headers of your spreadsheet (Car
         Dealership, Website, Stre...
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    Format Text
        Now you’re going to format the text for the rest of the
         information that you entered

...
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    Other Formatting

        Format Phone Numbers:
             Select just the cells containing the phone numbers an...
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    Finish Up

        Change the title of “Sheet 1” to Dealership Listing and make
         the color Orange.

      ...
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  1. 1. + Part One Researching the Right Car Dealership •  Inserting & editing text •  Editing font style, size & alignment •  Adding borders & shading •  Merging cells
  2. 2. + Your task: • Research 5 local car dealerships • Compilecontact information for each dealership into a spreadsheet • Editfont, colors, shading, and borders to make the spreadsheet attractive • Be sure to follow each direction in order • Use only the websites given to you • If you can’t find information on their website search with Google
  3. 3. + Set up a new spreadsheet   Open a new Microsoft Excel workbook   Save the file as Car Project   Start on Sheet 1 in cell A1   Type the following headers across row 1 in columns A-G:   Dealership   Website   Street Address   City   State   Zip Code   Phone Number
  4. 4. + Finding Information   Starting in cell A2 enter the following dealership names down column A (A2-A6).   Cain’s Chrysler, Dodge & Jeep   Dwain Taylor Chevrolet   Holland Motor Sales   Parker Ford Lincoln-Mercury   Toyota of Murray   Starting in cell B2 enter the dealerships websites, make sure they are hyperlinks if they don’t automatically change:   www.cainschryslerdodgejeep.com   www.dwaintaylorchevrolet.com   www.hollandmotorsales.com   www.parkerford.com   www.toyotaofmurray.com
  5. 5. + Finding Information   Using the websites provided go to each dealership’s website and find the following:   Street Address   City   State   Zip Code   Phone Number   Make sure to enter the information into the correct rows and columns.   When you are finished adjust the column widths to fit all of the information.
  6. 6. + Adding a Title   Insert a row above row 1 so that you can insert a title   With a new row inserted, click in cell A1 and type:   Car Dealership Listing   Merge and center the title across columns A through G   Edit the font to the following:   Font: Your Choice   Size: 18   Font Style: Bold   Color: Dark Blue
  7. 7. + Format Headers   Now, you will format the headers of your spreadsheet (Car Dealership, Website, Street Address, etc.)   Change the following for all the headers:   Font: Georgia   Size: 12   Font Style: Regular (No bold, italic or underline)   Color: White   Alignment: Center   Add background color to headers:   Select only the cells with headers, A2 through G2   Add an orange background color to these cells
  8. 8. + Format Text   Now you’re going to format the text for the rest of the information that you entered   Select all cells of information, but be sure not to select the headers, title, or entire rows and columns. Format:   Font: Cambria   Size: 12   Alignment: Left   Add shading to every other column in 2 colors of your choice. For example:
  9. 9. + Other Formatting   Format Phone Numbers:   Select just the cells containing the phone numbers and format them using the “Phone Number” style. (Hint: it is in the special category)   Add Borders:   Select the data cells by selecting the range A3 through G8   Add “All Borders” around the cells   Now deselect those cells, and select cell A1 (the title)   Add a thick bottom border under the title
  10. 10. + Finish Up   Change the title of “Sheet 1” to Dealership Listing and make the color Orange.   Insert your name in cell A9 and the Current Date in A10   Save the file and submit!

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