In Excel 2010 Power Shortcuts, Excel expert Dennis Taylor shares tips and shortcuts to vastly increase efficiency and get the full power out of Excel 2010. There are tips for working with the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar, navigating workbooks and selecting cells, rapid data entry and editing, working with formulas, formatting data, working with charts, sorting data, and much more. Exercise files accompany the course
Microsoft Excel. It's a mainstay for many Office users. Unfortunately, many people know the BASICS of spreadsheets but they never get to the next level, integrating and advancing basic skills to escalate worksheets to elegant, powerful solutions. In this series, new and longtime Excel users will learn how to take core skills to the next level by exploring advanced functions and chart features, connecting to external data, utilizing data tools, leveraging auditing features and gaining insight with what-if features. You'll also learn how to create macros and work with basic VBA code to customize and automate your work. Does EVERY Excel user need to know these skills? No. But if you want to use Excel beyond simple data entry and calculations to its fullest potential and therefore be able to reach your own full potential, this series will help get you there.
In Excel 2010: Advanced Formatting Techniques, author Dennis Taylor shares simple and powerful tips for making spreadsheet information readable and understandable, from emphasizing specific cells to adding style and readability to worksheets. It also covers automation techniques that take the drudgery out of formatting even the largest amounts of data. Exercise files accompany this course.
In Excel 2010: Advanced Formulas and Functions, author Dennis Taylor demystifies formulas and some of the most challenging of the nearly 400 functions in Excel and shows how to put them to their best use. The course reviews the building-block functions, along with a few critical keyboard shortcuts that will speed up working with Excel data. It also covers how to perform advanced searching and data retrieval with LOOKUP functions, tabulate data with counting, statistical, and math functions, reformat data with text functions, and work with financial data using advanced formulas. Exercise files accompany the course.
In this course, Dennis Taylor shows how to analyze and communicate the value of data with charts in Excel. The course starts with the foundations: what the parts of a chart are, what the different types of charts are, and which charts work best for your data. The course then shows how to create a presentation-ready chart in minutes and offers dozens of in-depth tutorials on formatting and fine-tuning charts so they represent data clearly and accurately.
In Excel 2010: Data Validation in Depth, author Dennis Taylor shows how to use the data validation tools in Excel to control how users can input data into workbooks and ensure data is entered consistently and accurately. The course covers creating dropdown lists, preventing duplicate entries, and controlling the format of numeric data, dates and times, and text entered into worksheets. Exercise files are included with the course.
This series is for anyone who wants to know Excel in a non-intimidating, soup-to-nuts manner. If you've never used Excel, this is your starting point. No prior experience is necessary. If you've used Excel but never had formal training, this course will fill in the gaps so it all makes sense and so you are efficient and accurate. If you've used previous versions of Excel (prior to Office 2007) then there are a lot of features and changes you need to be aware of to fully utilize this software. In this course we take you from start to finish including entering data, configuring workbooks, working with calculations, applying regular and conditional formatting, creating custom formats, using names, leveraging the power of tables and charts and outputting your work. These are the skills every Excel user needs to know no matter how new or how experienced you may be!
In this course, author Curt Frye shows how to perform a wide range of financial calculations quickly and easily using the many financial functions found in Excel 2010. The course details dozens of functions for evaluating cash flows; calculating depreciation; determining rates of return, bond coupon dates, and security durations; and more.
In Excel 2010: Macros in Depth, author Dennis Taylor explains how macros can be used to automate tasks in Excel and walks through the process of creating and running simple macros. This course also covers advanced topics such as making macros widely available through the Personal Macro Workbook, recording a macro in stages, absolute and relative recording, and using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) for actions that can't be recorded. The course wraps up with a macro project that brings together each of the elements in a real-world scenario. Exercise files are included with the course.
In Excel 2010: Managing Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks, author Dennis Taylor shows how to share data between multiple worksheets and workbooks and gives tips for adding, moving, and navigating worksheets and workbooks efficiently. This course covers how to make global changes, create simple formulas that connect worksheets, make super-efficient 3D formulas to calculate summary totals from multiple worksheets, and use pivot tables to summarize data from multiple workbooks. Exercise files accompany the course.