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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Common Uses for Excel Spreadsheets
Course SummaryFrom basic operations to advanced formatting and hyperlinks, this course teaches you the ins and outs of Microsoft Excel 2013. Our experienced instructors present topics using screenshots and graphics to help you become proficient in Excel.
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About This Course
This Excel 2013 course begins with an overview tour and ends with file output. Along the way, you'll learn to create worksheets, enter and manipulate data, customize tools, format worksheets, and share your work. Our experienced Excel instructors use brief, engaging videos filled with screenshots and graphics to help you maneuver through this course. Each lesson ends with an optional quiz, so you can test your skills before continuing to the next topic.
The following topics are covered in this course:
- Excel Basics
Explore the different uses for Excel spreadsheets and review the various menus and toolbars within the program, including help features.
- Data Entry
Learn techniques for data entry and manipulation, including AutoFill, find/replace, and undo/redo. Work with dates and times, and learn to add comments within your worksheets.
- Formatting Worksheets and Workbooks
Format worksheets and workbooks to make data easier to access, update, and reference. Learn how to add, delete, and modify elements; display multiple portions of a large worksheet on one screen; and insert headers, footers, and hyperlinks.
- Saving and Printing
Review options to configure your spreadsheets for printing and explore print areas, scaling, and settings. Understand the importance of backward compatibility, file formats, and sharing workbooks.
(Note: All demonstrations in this chapter will be using Microsoft Excel 2013. Certain features, tools, or displays may be different in other versions.)
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