Data Forms To enter data in a form view, click Data>Form
Import Data Import a tab or comma-delimited file that has been saved as Text Only with Line Breaks
Excels Database Capabilities Sorting Filtering Working with Subtotals Tap the database functions of Excel Click Data... Sort, Data... Filter, or Data...Subgroup
Sorting an Excel Data List Click Data>Sort and choose column to sort by
Filtering an Excel Data List Click Data>Autofilter Choose Column and specifications to filter on
Subtotals and Totals Click Data> Subtotals Choose parameters for subtotals
Pivot Tables and Charts Pivot Table: an interactive worksheet that allows you to summarize large amounts of information. (The graphical representation of the Pivot Table is a Pivot Chart.)
Excel Data List Files columns are considered fields, column headings are field names, and rows are records. Data suitable for Pivot Table analysis: Important: data should have no blank columns or rows
Name the Data Range Highlight the data list. Then enter a name for the range in the Range Name box.
Create Pivot Table Place cursor in data range Choose Pivot Table from Data menu
Select the data source: Excel list Select the desired result Pivot Table: Step 1 of 3
Pivot Table: Step 2 of 3 If a data range has been defined, the range will automatically be displayed
Pivot Table: Step 3 of 3 Choose pivot table destination Click the Layout Button
Pivot Table Layout Drag the field buttons...... to the Pivot Table diagram
Sample Pivot Table The data list fields are pivoted around the core data, gross sales, providing different views of the data.
Change Table Layout View > Toolbars > Pivot Table Pivot Chart Wizard Or, drag field names to create new layout