Presentation on theme: "Using Excel to Create a Check Register BTA – 2012 Accompanies FDIC Module 2: Check It Out."— Presentation transcript:
Using Excel to Create a Check Register BTA – 2012 Accompanies FDIC Module 2: Check It Out
Create a Check Register Title your worksheet: In cell A1 type the label “your name” check register. Change the orientation of this worksheet to landscape Create the following labels beginning in cell A3.
Create a Check Register Use the autofit feature to resize the columns. Select the range A3:F16. Place borders around all the cells in this range. (Hint: All Borders) Format the range D4:E16 as comma format. Format the range F4:F16 as accounting format.
Create a Check Register Enter a formula in cell F4 to calculate the opening balance in the checking account. (Hint: the balance will be = to the opening deposit, so the formula would be =E4.) Enter a formula in cell F5 to calculate the balance in the checkbook. (Hint: The balance is equal to the old balance – payments + deposits. So the formula would be: =F4-D5+E5.
Create a Check Register Let’s do a little cleanup: ▫Resize column A so that the width is 8. ▫Wrap text in cell A3 ▫Resize column C so that the width is 34. ▫Select the range A1:F1 and click the merge and center button which can be found in the alignment group. ▫Format A1 and the range A3:F3 with cell style and font styles of you choice.
Create a Check Register Save your check register to your P: drive as check register. KEEP your check register open so we can use it to record our checking account activity.