Excel 2010 For Dummies

Excel 2010 For Dummies

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The bestselling Excel book on the market, updated for Excel 2010 As the world's leading spreadsheet application, Excel has a huge user base. The release of Office 2010 brings major changes to Excel, so Excel For Dummies comes to the rescue once more! In the friendly and non-threatening For Dummies style, this popular guide shows beginners how to get up and running with Excel and helps more experienced users get comfortable with new features.
* Excel is the number one spreadsheet application worldwide, and Excel For Dummies is the number one guide to using it * With the major changes in Microsoft Office 2010, Excel has new features and a new interface design; users need help to get up to speed * The book includes everything you need to know to perform basic Excel 2010 tasks * Covers creating and editing worksheets and charts, formatting cells, entering formulas, inserting graphs, designing database forms, and adding database records * Also covers printing, adding hyperlinks to worksheets, saving worksheets as Web pages, adding existing worksheet data to an existing Web page, and much more Whether you're new to Excel or just need to understand the 2010 version, Excel 2010 For Dummies provides what you need to know.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 186 x 231 x 23mm | 618g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 0470489537
  • 9780470489536
  • 113,989

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Learn to: Create and edit worksheets, format cells, and enter formulas Add data tables and sort and filter records Create powerful charts with graphics Share worksheets via e-mail and SharePoint(R)

Get up to speed on Excel 2010and discover a whole new way to crunch numbers!

Have you just discovered you need to use Excel for the first time? Or are you an Excel veteran who wants to understand the 2010 version in a hurry? Either way, this friendly book has everything you need to know about creating and editing worksheets, formatting cells, using formulas, adding hyperlinks, saving worksheets as Web pages, and more. Navigate effectively -- see how the Ribbon interface and the Backstage View give you access to all the tools you need for every task It's your Excel -- customize the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar to include the tools you use To err is human -- but you can easily fix mistakes and make updates with Excel's editing functions Easy maintenance -- make maintaining your worksheets easier with zoom, comments, cell names, and more Pivotal moments -- create and format pivot tables to summarize your data effectively Making it pretty -- include graphics, charts, and clip art to clarify the story your worksheets tell Macro magic -- automate Excel commands by creating macros you can add to the Ribbon or Quick Access toolbar Collaborate online -- share your worksheets via Windows Live(TM) SkyDrive and edit them from anywhere with Office Web Apps

Open the book and find: What's new in Excel 2010, including the Backstage View How to launch Excel from Windows(R) 7, Windows Vista(R), and Windows(R) XP Tips for drag-and-drop editing Hints for perfect printouts How to use the Insert Function button Secrets for securing your data How to use Conditional Formatting and Sparklines minigraphs to highlight your data How to do "what-if" data analysis
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Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Getting In on the Ground Floor. Chapter 1: The Excel 2010 User Experience. 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: Maintaining the Worksheet. Chapter 7: Maintaining Multiple Worksheets. Part IV: Digging Data Analysis. Chapter 8: Doing What-If Analysis. Chapter 9: Playing with Pivot Tables. Part V: Life beyond the Spreadsheet. Chapter 10: Charming Charts and Gorgeous Graphics. Chapter 11: Getting on the Data List. Chapter 12: Linking, Automating, and Sharing Spreadsheets. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 13: Top Ten Features in Excel 2010. Chapter 14: Top Ten Beginner Basics. Chapter 15: The Ten Commandments of Excel 2010. Index.
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About Greg Harvey

Greg Harvey, PhD, is president of Mind Over Media, Inc. He is the author of all editions of Excel For Dummies, Excel All-in-One For Dummies, Excel Workbook For Dummies, and Windows For Dummies Quick Reference. He's also an experienced educator.
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