Presentation on theme: "Spreadsheet Software Data Objects Cells and groups of cells Containing text, numbers, formulas. Operations File menu – performed on whole files. Edit."— Presentation transcript:
Spreadsheet Software Data Objects Cells and groups of cells Containing text, numbers, formulas. Operations File menu – performed on whole files. Edit menu – cut, copy and paste. View menu – including headers and footers. Insert menu – rows, columns, worksheet, functions. Format menu – format cells including numeric like currency as well as standard text formatting. Tools menu – spelling protection and macros. Data menu – Sort, filter and pivot tables. Window and Help much as in other Windows applications. Formatting functions are found mostly in the format menu and also on the icons on the menu line with B I U on it.
Spreadsheet Software Advanced functions Goal seeking Automatically change values until desired result achieved. Forecasting Calculates or predicts a future value by using existing values. Look-up tables Can be used to insert text in a cell depending on a value. E.g. Grades or Pass/Fail from an exam mark. Nested IF Using an IF function within an IF function. Count Gets the number of entries in a range of cells (COUNTA for text values). Macros A sequence of instructions that can be used to automate a task.