Bold Italic Underline Single Double Make the headings bold Try it by selecting cells A1 – G1
A4, C4, E4 G4 Add borders to Cells A4, C4, E4 and G4 Hint = Click + Ctrl RED Change colour of border to RED
EEntered using cell references AAlways start with an equals sign (=) ====A2+A3 ====C2-C3 ====E2*E3 ====G2/G3
Delete all of the formulas Now enter pointing the mouse Type = click on cell A2 Type + Then click on cell A3 Now enter the remaining formulas using the point method
A275 Change cell A2 to 75. What is the answer? Change some of the other values.
Delete the contents of cell C2. What is the answer in cell C4? Change the value of cell G3 to 0. What is the answer in cell G4?
#VALUE! Indicates Excel cannot calculate the formula Calculation on non-numeric value #DIV/0! Divide by 0 = infinity
##### The cell contents cannot be displayed because the column is too narrow. #NAME? Excel does not recognise text in a formula. #NUM! Invalid numeric values are used in a formula. #REF! Cell referred to in a formula is deleted. A space is a text (non-numeric) character even though it is invisible.
Numbers can be formatted various ways, e.g. using a comma to indicate thousands: 1,532,000 is easier to read than A2G4 Click cell A2 and drag across to cell G4. Format Cells Right click Format Cells dialogue box NumberNumber Click the Number tab and select Number from the category list. Use 1000 Separator (,) Click the check box for Use 1000 Separator (,). Click ok Try entering a number greater than 1000 to see how it is displayed.
Comma Style NumberHome You can also use the Comma Style button in the Number group on the Home ribbon. Format Cells currency or percentage You can also use the features in the Format Cells dialogue box to format numbers as currency or percentage. Decimal places You can use the Decimal places box to set how many decimal places numbers are displayed to.
Do I know what an Excel formula is? Do I know the basic arithmetic symbols used by Excel? Can I enter a formula in a worksheet cell? Do I know the different ways to select cells in a worksheet? Can I apply simple formatting in a worksheet cell? Can I add borders to a worksheet cell?
Do I know what Excel’s standard error values mean? Can I apply different formats to numbers and do I know what they mean? You now know the following buttons: Bold Border Italic Underline Comma Style