Presentation on theme: "Microsoft Excel for beginners. What a spreadsheet is and why you might want one Basic Excel operations How to build a simple spreadsheet Class Objectives:"— Presentation transcript:
What a spreadsheet is and why you might want one Basic Excel operations How to build a simple spreadsheet Class Objectives:
Basic Windows How to use a mouse Your keyboard layout How to use the numeric keypad Prerequisites:
Accounting or bookkeeping program that displays information in columns and rows. Spreadsheet is used to: Store and organize data Complete calculations Manipulate data Create charts What is a Spreadsheet?
Excel Windows Rows Columns Worksheet Tabs Name Box Formula Bar
Worksheet Tabs Scrollbars Keyboard Navigating the Workbook
Selecting a Single Cell Entering Data Editing Data Selecting a Range of Cells Spreadsheet: Cells & Data
Naming Worksheets Resizing Cell Blocks Centering Titles Across Columns Changing Font Style & Font Size Formatting Cells with Styles & Alignment Formatting Worksheets
Menu Bar: Choose Edit, Cut or Copy Followed by Edit, Paste Drag-and-Drop method Copy, Cut & Paste
Enter Worksheet Title Merge & Center Enter Column Titles Format Worksheet & Column Titles Name Your Worksheet Practice: Set Up an Electronic Checkbook
Practice your new skills by creating an electronic checkbook like this one! Practice: Create an Electronic Checkbook
Click Save from the File Menu or the Toolbar Name your document Select a location to save your document Click Save Saving your Work: Remember to save often so you wont lose your work! 1 2 3
Using Print Preview See how your worksheet will look on paper Page Setup commands Print Commands File Bar Ctrl – P Toolbar Button Printing Worksheets:
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