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1 Microsoft Excel 2003 To start Excel, click the start button. A slightly different procedure might be required for computers on a network. If you need assistance, ask your technical support person. Your manager has asked you to work on the budget for the Acme Advertising Agency in Melbourne. It has been created with Excel. You begin by starting Excel. Click now start button.

2 Microsoft Office Excel is located on the All Programs menu. Click here now. Microsoft Office Excel is located on the All Programs menu. Click here now. A submenu displays listing all the Microsoft Office programs installed on your computer. Click here now. A submenu displays listing all the Microsoft Office programs installed on your computer. Click here now. Click Microsoft Office Excel opens and a blank worksheet is displayed. Click here now. Click Microsoft Office Excel opens and a blank worksheet is displayed. Click here now.

3 Microsoft Excel 2003 may also appear on the left hand side. This is where programs that have been recently run are listed. If it is here, you can click to start. Click to proceed. Microsoft Excel 2003 may also appear on the left hand side. This is where programs that have been recently run are listed. If it is here, you can click to start. Click to proceed. If Microsoft Excel 2003 doesn’t appear in either place, it may not be available on your computer. You will need to speak to your computer support person. If Microsoft Excel 2003 doesn’t appear in either place, it may not be available on your computer. You will need to speak to your computer support person.

4 It is best if you click the maximize button. Next we are going to learn about the Excel worksheet. Click to progress Training tip

5 Click to progress Training tip This window appears when you first start Excel. This is an Excel WORKSHEET. You need to know about the window and the tools before beginning work. This window appears when you first start Excel. This is an Excel WORKSHEET. You need to know about the window and the tools before beginning work. The title bar shows the program name - Microsoft Excel - and the filename of the file you are working on. When you first open a new worksheet it is given the default name of Book1 The title bar shows the program name - Microsoft Excel - and the filename of the file you are working on. When you first open a new worksheet it is given the default name of Book1 This is the control menu box. It contains a close button and resizing buttons, which are common to most Microsoft programs. These options allow you to open, close, move and resize the window. This is the control menu box. It contains a close button and resizing buttons, which are common to most Microsoft programs. These options allow you to open, close, move and resize the window. The menu bar contains drop-down menus from which you can choose the Excel commands. You can select the command by clicking it. You can also select it by pressing [Alt] and the underlined letter which shows in the drop-down menu. The menu bar contains drop-down menus from which you can choose the Excel commands. You can select the command by clicking it. You can also select it by pressing [Alt] and the underlined letter which shows in the drop-down menu. At first a menu shows only a short list of often used commands. If you wait for a moment, or double click the menu, a full list of available options will be displayed. At first a menu shows only a short list of often used commands. If you wait for a moment, or double click the menu, a full list of available options will be displayed. The Name Box shows the address of the active cell. In this case it is A1. The Name Box shows the address of the active cell. In this case it is A1. The formula bar allows you to enter and edit data The formula bar allows you to enter and edit data The standard tool bar has buttons that allow you to do things like: save your work copy your work open an existing worksheet print, and get help On your worksheet, “hover” over each icon on the tool bar to see what it does. The standard tool bar has buttons that allow you to do things like: save your work copy your work open an existing worksheet print, and get help On your worksheet, “hover” over each icon on the tool bar to see what it does. The formatting tool bar has buttons that allow you to control the way your worksheet looks, such as: text type and size text bold text alignment worksheet colour text colour On your worksheet, “hover” over each icon on the tool bar to see what it does. The formatting tool bar has buttons that allow you to control the way your worksheet looks, such as: text type and size text bold text alignment worksheet colour text colour On your worksheet, “hover” over each icon on the tool bar to see what it does.

6 Click to progress Training tip The worksheet is made up of a grid of columns and rows. The columns are labeled with letters from A. The rows are labeled with numbers from 1. The worksheet is made up of a grid of columns and rows. The columns are labeled with letters from A. The rows are labeled with numbers from 1. This is called a “cell” And this is the cell “address” Notice that the column and row of the cell is highlighted in orange in the headings section. Notice that the column and row of the cell is highlighted in orange in the headings section. This is a task pane These are the task pane control buttons. The task panes enable you to perform regular tasks easily. These tasks include: Getting started Help Getting clip art Opening a new workbook These are the task pane control buttons. The task panes enable you to perform regular tasks easily. These tasks include: Getting started Help Getting clip art Opening a new workbook Each worksheet can be part of a group of worksheets called a workbook. These tabs enable you to open each worksheet within the workbook. Each worksheet can be part of a group of worksheets called a workbook. These tabs enable you to open each worksheet within the workbook. These are the tasks that can be accessed via the task pane. These are the tasks that can be accessed via the task pane. The toolbars can be customized by clicking on these buttons. Refer to separate lesson for more details.

7 Microsoft Excel 2003 This module has shown you how to start Microsoft Excel 2003 and has given you an overview of the basic tools you require to create your first worksheet. In the next module you will learn how to open an existing workbook. Click to finish or just close window


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