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