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Excel 2003 For Dummies

  • Length: 408 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2003-10-10
  • ISBN-10: 0764537563
  • ISBN-13: 9780764537561

Book Description

Every time you turn around, you run into Excel. It’s on your PC at work. It’s on your PC at home. You get Excel files from your boss. Wouldn’t you like to understand this powerful Microsoft Office spreadsheet program, once and for all? Now, you can crunch financial data, add sparkle to presentations, convert static lists of numbers into impressive charts, and discover what all the shouting’s about regarding databases, formulas, and cells. You may even decide that getting organized with a good spreadsheet is downright useful and fun!Flip open Excel 2003 For Dummies, and you’ll quickly start getting the basics of Excel in plain English. Written for the rest of us, this down-to-earth book gently shows you how to:

  • Create a spreadsheet from scratch
  • Apply the basics of formatting cells
  • Take on database forms—even add records—and prevail
  • Get organized and stay that way
  • Save worksheets as Web pages for your company intranet

In a clear and easy-to-understand style, veteran software trainer and technology writer Greg Harvey explains the basics of worksheets and workbooks, how to enter data and work with formulas, and how to print your masterpieces. When you’re feeling very bold, he’ll have you adding comments and pictures, saving files with security protection, and learning to zip between multiple worksheets in a workbook with ease. And there’s much more:

  • Clip and save the Top Ten Beginner Basics of Excel 2003
  • Pay heed to the Top Ten Commandments of Excel 2003
  • Impress your colleagues by creating a company org chart
  • Re-open those documents and add or edit new data with aplomb
  • Move between these sheets without trouble
  • Decipher and take charge of helpful tools and commands such as Sort, Filter, Format Cells, and PivotTable

You’ll finally be able to stop pestering the Excel experts in your office. Become your own expert with the friendly and down-to-earth practical instruction you’ll find in Excel 2003 For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting In on the Ground Floor
Chapter 1: What Is All This Stuff?
Chapter 2: Creating a Spreadsheet from Scratch

Part II: Editing Without Tears
Chapter 3: Making It All Look Pretty
Chapter 4: Going Through Changes
Chapter 5: Printing the Masterpiece

Part III: Getting Organized and Staying That Way
Chapter 6: Oh, What a Tangled Worksheet We Weave
Chapter 7: Maintaining Multiple Worksheets

Part IV: Life Beyond the Spreadsheet
Chapter 8: The Simple Art of Making Charts
Chapter 9: How to Face a Database
Chapter 10: Of Hyperlinks and Web Pages

Part V: The Part of Tens
Chapter 11: Top Ten Features in Excel 2003
Chapter 12: Top Ten Beginner Basics
Chapter 13: The Ten Commandments of Excel 2003

About The Author

Greg Harvey

Greg Harvey is a veteran computer trainer, consultant, and the author of more than 50 books. He also owns and manages a multimedia publishing venture, Mind Over Media.

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