Excel Basics In 30 Minutes: The easy way to learn spreadsheet basics for work, school, or other projects. [NOOK Book]

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Have you ever wanted to learn how to use Microsoft Excel, for a career boost or to better handle figures, lists, and other types of data? In just 30 minutes, this book will get you up to speed with basic spreadsheet concepts, as even some special Excel tricks!

"Excel Basics In 30 Minutes" is written in plain English, with lots of step-by-step instructions and screenshots that demonstrate exactly what to do. Most of the instructions apply to ...
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Excel Basics In 30 Minutes: The easy way to learn spreadsheet basics for work, school, or other projects.

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Overview

Have you ever wanted to learn how to use Microsoft Excel, for a career boost or to better handle figures, lists, and other types of data? In just 30 minutes, this book will get you up to speed with basic spreadsheet concepts, as even some special Excel tricks!

"Excel Basics In 30 Minutes" is written in plain English, with lots of step-by-step instructions and screenshots that demonstrate exactly what to do. Most of the instructions apply to all versions of the software made in the last 20 years, including Excel 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2003, and Excel for Mac. The guide is written for beginners, but even experienced Excel users will learn a trick or two!

"Excel Basics In 30 Minutes" contains sections on the following topics:

• Screen Layout, Cells, Terminology
• Your First Formula
• Introducing Spreadsheet Functions
• Formatting Cells And Text
• The Magic Of Auto Fill
• More Excel Basics: Percentages, Pasting, And Rows
• Working With Multiple Worksheets
• How To Create A New Worksheet
• Referencing Other Worksheets
• How To Make Pie, Column, And Line Charts
• Sorting And Filtering
• Printing
• Exporting PDFs
• Importing & Exporting Data

If you don't own Excel, the book explains how to use a free online spreadsheets program called Google Sheets.

"Excel Basics In 30 Minutes" is authored by Ian Lamont, an award-winning technology journalist and digital media entrepreneur. His first two books, "Dropbox In 30 Minutes" and "Google Drive & Docs In 30 Minutes", are top-selling Kindle reference e-books.

Note: In 30 Minutes® guides are published by i30 Media Corporation. They are not a part of or otherwise associated with the "For Dummies" series, published by Wiley.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015949384
  • Publisher: i30 Media Corporation
  • Publication date: 1/30/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 116
  • Sales rank: 634,372
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Ian Lamont is an experienced writer and digital media entrepreneur. He has written for more than a dozen online and print publications, including Computerworld, The Industry Standard, The Economist Intelligence Unit and the BBC World Service. He has also authored an MIT business case and an IEEE conference paper. His writing and editorial work has garnered industry awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, the American Society of Business Publication Editors, and the Trade Association and Business Publications International.

He has authored several In 30 Minutes™ guides, including Dropbox In 30 Minutes, Google Drive & Docs In 30 Minutes, and Excel Basics In 30 Minutes.

Lamont is a graduate of the Boston University College of Communication and MIT’s Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership.
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