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  • 1. Thursday January 21st
    Ms. York
    • Get a book
    • 2. Create a Lesson 14 folder
    • 3. Locate and open Microsoft Excel on the desktop
    Microsoft ExcelLesson 14
  • 4. 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
  • 5. 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
  • 6. Spreadsheets today are…
    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
  • 7. 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
  • 8. 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
  • 9. 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
  • 10. Column Headings
    Mouse Pointer
    Row Headings
    Scroll Bars
    Status Bar
    Name Box
    Active Cell
    Sheet Tabs
  • 11. 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
  • 12. 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
  • 13. 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…
  • 14. Quick Combination Keys
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. 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