Excel 2013 For Dummies
By Greg Harvey
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Released: January 2013
Pages: 408

What do you need to do with Excel? This book shows you how to do it!

So you don't plan to devote your life to mastering Excel, but you do need to use some of its features? You've come to the right book! This bestselling guide, completely updated for Excel 2013, tells you how to use the program for basic, everyday number-crunching tasks. Create, edit, and print a worksheet, present data in cool ways, and much more.

  • Moving around the parts — get familiar with the Ribbon, Quick Access toolbar, Formula bar, and other elements of the Excel screen
  • Those feisty formulas and functions — learn what they are and how to use them
  • Editing etiquette — discover the different ways to select and format cells, choose number formats, and customize fonts
  • Worksheets and workbooks — understand the difference and learn to organize data within them
  • Basic maintenance — keep your data in line and your workbooks up to date
  • Doing things with data — create data tables and scenarios that let you use what-if analysis to learn from your data
  • What it means — turn your data into professional-looking charts that are easy to interpret

Open the book and find:

  • Steps for using Flash Fill to extract and copy elements
  • How to use the Quick Analysis tool
  • Apps for Office installation tips
  • How to preview chart formats with the Recommended Charts feature
  • Help using Recommended PivotTables to summarize data lists
  • Ways to download and format online graphic images
  • Methods for getting external data into your spreadsheets
  • Data analysis advice

Learn to:

  • Save spreadsheets in the cloud to work on them anywhere
  • Use Excel 2013 on a Windows desktop, laptop, touchscreen PC, or tablet
  • Share spreadsheets via SkyDrive, online meetings, and social media sites
  • Analyze data with PivotTables
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