Excel 2003 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide

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You may not notice it immediately¿since the newly revised Excel doesn¿t look much different than its predecessor¿but the addition of XML support means there¿s a whole lot that¿s new under the hood of the world¿s most popular spreadsheet program. To tap its power quickly, you need this Visual QuickStart Guide. In these pages, veteran author Maria Langer provides step-by-step instructions for the full gamut of Excel tasks: from worksheet basics like editing, using functions, formatting cells, and adding graphics ...

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Overview

You may not notice it immediately¿since the newly revised Excel doesn¿t look much different than its predecessor¿but the addition of XML support means there¿s a whole lot that¿s new under the hood of the world¿s most popular spreadsheet program. To tap its power quickly, you need this Visual QuickStart Guide. In these pages, veteran author Maria Langer provides step-by-step instructions for the full gamut of Excel tasks: from worksheet basics like editing, using functions, formatting cells, and adding graphics objects, to more advanced topics like creating charts, working with databases, and Web publishing. She also explains how to save an Excel document in XML and open an XML document in Excel. As with all Visual QuickStart Guides, clear, concise instructions and lots of visual aids make learning easy and painless.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321200389
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 12/30/2003
  • Series: Visual QuickStart Guide Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 350
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Maria Langer has written numerous books, including Excel 2002 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide, Mac OS X 10.2 Advanced: Visual QuickPro Guide, Word 2002 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide and many more. When not writing books, Maria can be found touring the Arizona skies in her helicopter!

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Excel 2003
Ch. 1 The Excel Workplace 1
Ch. 2 Worksheet Basics 21
Ch. 3 Editing Worksheets 37
Ch. 4 Working with Files 59
Ch. 5 Using Functions in Formulas 75
Ch. 6 Formatting Cells 105
Ch. 7 Working with Graphic Objects 131
Ch. 8 Creating Charts 153
Ch. 9 Printing 183
Ch. 10 Working with Lists 199
Ch. 11 Working with Others 217
Ch. 12 Using Other Programs 237
Ch. 13 Advanced Techniques 247
Ch. 14 Web Publishing 267
Ch. 15 Setting Excel Options 281
App. A: Menus & Shortcut Keys 307
App. B: Function Reference 313
Index 325
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