Excel 2013 Bible

Excel 2013 Bible

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Excel at Excel with the help of this bestselling spreadsheet guide John Walkenbach's name is synonymous with excellence in computer books that decipher the complexities of Microsoft Excel. Known as "Mr. Spreadsheet," Walkenbach shows you how to maximize the power of Excel 2013 while bringing you up to speed on the latest features. This perennial bestseller is fully updated to cover all the new features of Excel 2013, including how to navigate the user interface, take advantage of various file formats, master formulas, analyze data with PivotTables, and more. Whether you're an Excel beginner who is looking to get more savvy or an advanced user looking to become a power user, this latest edition provides you with comprehensive coverage as well as helpful tips, tricks, and techniques that you won't find anywhere else. * Shares the invaluable insight of Excel guru and bestselling author "Mr.
Spreadsheet" John Walkenbach as he guides you through every aspect of Excel 2013 * Provides essential coverage of all the newest features of Excel 2013 * Presents material in a clear, concise, logical format that is ideal for all levels of Excel experience * Features a website that includes downloadable templates and worksheets from the book Chart your path to fantastic formulas and stellar spreadsheets with Excel 2013 Bible!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1056 pages
  • 188 x 233 x 51mm | 1,372g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • ill
  • 1118490363
  • 9781118490365
  • 61,379

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Excel at Excel with this ultimate guide Whether you want to create charts, import and clean data, automate tasks with VBA macros, or work in the cloud--however you want to use Excel, John Walkenbach can show you how. Fully updated for the latest features in Excel 2013, this perennial bestseller is packed with information, techniques, helpful notes, and tips to take your spreadsheet skills to the next level. Beginner, power user, or somewhere in between, this is the ultimate Excel resource you'll turn to again and again. Get up to speed on everything new in Excel 2013 Review Excel basics--worksheets, formulas, functions, and charts Learn to handle data in many ways, including importing, cleaning, and analyzing Master useful Excel tools, such as Sparklines, Flash Fill, and Analysis ToolPak Discover the power of Excel's ultimate analysis tool--pivot tables Create VBA macros, add controls, and work with Excel events Slice and dice your data to identify trends and patterns Work your way through sample workbooks and take advantage of downloadable templates on the companion website Use formulas and functions to create useful forms Learn which chart is most suitable for your data Pivot table slicers make it easy to filter data
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Table of contents

Acknowledgments ix Introduction xxxvii Is This Book for You? xxxvii Software Versions xxxvii Conventions Used in This Book xxxviii Excel commands xxxviii Filenames, named ranges, and your input xxxviii Key names xxxviii Functions xxxviii Mouse conventions xxxix How This Book Is Organized xl How to Use This Book xl What s on the Website xli Part I: Getting Started with Excel 1 Chapter 1: Introducing Excel 3 Chapter 2: Entering and Editing Worksheet Data 29 Chapter 3: Essential Worksheet Operations 49 Chapter 4: Working with Cells and Ranges 69 Chapter 5: Introducing Tables 101 Chapter 6: Worksheet Formatting 119 Chapter 7: Understanding Excel Files 145 Chapter 8: Using and Creating Templates 161 Chapter 9: Printing Your Work 171 Part II: Working with Formulas and Functions 193 Chapter 10: Introducing Formulas and Functions 195 Chapter 11: Creating Formulas That Manipulate Text 231 Chapter 12: Working with Dates and Times 251 Chapter 13: Creating Formulas That Count and Sum 285 Chapter 14: Creating Formulas That Look Up Values 313 Chapter 15: Creating Formulas for Financial Applications 333 Chapter 16: Miscellaneous Calculations 359 Chapter 17: Introducing Array Formulas 373 Chapter 18: Performing Magic with Array Formulas 397 Part III: Creating Charts and Graphics 419 Chapter 19: Getting Started Making Charts 421 Chapter 20: Learning Advanced Charting 457 Chapter 21: Visualizing Data Using Conditional Formatting 503 Chapter 22: Creating Sparkline Graphics 525 Chapter 23: Enhancing Your Work with Pictures and Drawings 539 Part IV: Using Advanced Excel Features 561 Chapter 24: Customizing the Excel User Interface 563 Chapter 25: Using Custom Number Formats 573 Chapter 26: Using Data Validation 591 Chapter 27: Creating and Using Worksheet Outlines 603 Chapter 28: Linking and Consolidating Worksheets 613 Chapter 29: Excel and the Internet 631 Chapter 30: Protecting Your Work 643 Chapter 31: Making Your Worksheets Error Free 655 Part V: Analyzing Data with Excel 683 Chapter 32: Importing and Cleaning Data 685 Chapter 33: Introducing Pivot Tables 715 Chapter 34: Analyzing Data with Pivot Tables 739 Chapter 35: Performing Spreadsheet What-If Analysis 777 Chapter 36: Analyzing Data Using Goal Seeking and Solver 793 Chapter 37: Analyzing Data with the Analysis ToolPak 813 Part VI: Programming Excel with VBA 825 Chapter 38: Introducing Visual Basic for Applications 827 Chapter 39: Creating Custom Worksheet Functions 855 Chapter 40: Creating UserForms 869 Chapter 41: Using UserForm Controls in a Worksheet 889 Chapter 42: Working with Excel Events 903 Chapter 44: Creating Custom Excel Add-Ins 931 Part VII: Appendixes 941 Appendix A: Worksheet Function Reference 943 Appendix B: Excel Shortcut Keys 961 Index 967
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About John Walkenbach

John Walkenbach (aka "Mr. Spreadsheet") is a leading authority on spreadsheet software, creator of the award-winning Power Utility Pak, and principal of J-Walk and Associates, Inc. He is a bestselling Excel author who has published more than 50 books about spreadsheets. He maintains the popular Spreadsheet Page at www.spreadsheetpage.com.
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