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PACE University tutorial on Excel 2010 - Getting Started with Excel 2010

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Excel 2010.01 edited

  1. 1. Tutorial 1: Getting Started with Excel<br />
  2. 2. What is Excel?<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />2<br /><ul><li>Computer program used to enter, store, analyze, and present quantitative data</li></li></ul><li>Worksheet Navigation<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />3<br />A workbook can have two kinds of sheets:<br />Worksheet contains a grid of rows and columns into which user enters data<br /> Chart sheet provides visual representation of data<br /> Cell reference identifies column/row location<br />
  3. 3. Planning a Workbook<br />Use a planning analysis sheet to define:<br />Goal or purpose of workbook<br />Type of data to collect<br />Formulas needed to apply to data you collected and entered<br />Appearance of workbook content<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />4<br />
  4. 4. Entering Text and Numbers<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />5<br /><ul><li>New data appears in both the active cell and the formula bar
  5. 5. To enter multiple lines of text within a cell
  6. 6. Create a line break with Alt + Enter</li></li></ul><li>Working with Columns and Rows<br />To make data easier to read:<br />Modify size of columns and rows in a worksheet<br />To modify size of columns or rows:<br />Drag border to resize<br />Double-click border to autofit<br />Format the Cells group to specify<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Working with Columns and Rows<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />7<br /><ul><li>To modify size of columns or rows:
  8. 8. Drag border to resize
  9. 9. Double-click border to auto-fit
  10. 10. Format the Cells group to specify
  11. 11. Inserting a column or row</li></ul>Existing columns or rows shift to accommodate<br />
  12. 12. Working with Columns and Rows<br />Inserting a column or row<br />Existing columns or rows shift to accommodate<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />8<br />
  13. 13. Visual Overview<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />9<br />
  14. 14. Worksheet Data<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />10<br />
  15. 15. Working with Cells and Ranges<br />Range reference indicates location and size of a cell range<br />Adjacent (A1:G5)<br />Nonadjacent (A1:A5;F1:G5)<br />Selecting a range<br />Work with all cells in the range as a group<br />Moving and copying a range<br />Drag and drop<br />Cut and paste<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />11<br />
  16. 16. Working with Formulas<br />Formula<br />An expression that returns a value<br />Written using operators that combine different values, resulting in a single displayed value<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />12<br />
  17. 17. Working with Formulas<br />Order of precedence<br />Set of predefined rules used to determine sequence in which operators are applied in a calculation<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />13<br />
  18. 18. Working with Formulas<br />Viewing a formula<br />Select cell and review expression displayed in the formula bar<br />Each cell reference is color coded in the formula and corresponding cell in the worksheet<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />14<br />
  19. 19. Entering a Function<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />15<br />Function<br />Named operation that returns a value<br />Simplifies a formula, reducing a long formula into a compact statement; for example, to add values in the range A1:A10:<br />Enter the long formula: =A1+A2+A3+A4+A5+A6+A7+A8+A9+A10 - or -<br />Use the SUM function to accomplish the same thing: =SUM(A1:A10)<br />
  20. 20. Entering Functions with AutoSum<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />16<br /><ul><li>Includes buttons to quickly insert/generate:
  21. 21. Sum of values in column or row (SUM)
  22. 22. Average value in column or row (AVERAGE)
  23. 23. Total count of numeric values in column or row (COUNT)
  24. 24. Minimum value in column or row (MIN)
  25. 25. Maximum value in column or row (MAX)</li></li></ul><li>Previewing a Workbook<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />17<br /><ul><li>Changing worksheet views
  26. 26. Normal view
  27. 27. Page Layout view
  28. 28. Page Break Preview</li></li></ul><li>Printing a Workbook<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />18<br />
  29. 29. Viewing and Printing Worksheet Formulas<br />Switch to formula view<br />Useful when you encounter unexpected results and want to examine underlying formulas or to discuss your formulas with a colleague<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />19<br />
  30. 30. Viewing and Printing Worksheet Formulas<br />Scaling the printout of a worksheet forces contents to fit on a single page<br />New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010<br />20<br />

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