Lotus 1-2-3 97: Fast and Easy


Author Diane Koers shows users how to accomplish the most common spreadsheet tasks, from creating a sales log to plotting the data to a chart. Learning the basics is quick and simple with Lotus 1-2-3 97 Fast & Easy.
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Author Diane Koers shows users how to accomplish the most common spreadsheet tasks, from creating a sales log to plotting the data to a chart. Learning the basics is quick and simple with Lotus 1-2-3 97 Fast & Easy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761511939
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 7/1/1997
  • Series: Visual Learning Guides Ser.
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.11 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents



Part I--Getting Acquainted

Chapter 1 Welcome to Lotus 1-2-3

Starting Lotus 1-2-3
Discovering Elements of the Lotus 1-2-3 Window
Moving Around in a Spreadsheet
Using the Lotus 1-2-3 Classic Menu

Chapter 2 Entering Data in a Worksheet

Entering Labels in a Worksheet
Entering Values in a Worksheet
Entering Totals in a Worksheet

Chapter 3 Saving and Closing Lotus 1-2-3

Saving a Spreadsheet
Closing a Lotus 1-2-3 Spreadsheet
Exiting Lotus 1-2-3

Chapter 4 Opening and Editing a Spreadsheet

Opening a Spreadsheet
Opening a File from the Windows Desktop
Opening a File from Lotus 1-2-3
Learning Selection Techniques
Inserting Columns and Rows
Deleting Columns and Rows
Undoing Mistakes
Using Copy and Paste
Using Drag-and-Drop to Move Cells
Using SpeedFill

Part I Review Questions

Part II--Lotus Formulas and Functions

Chapter 5 Learning Lotus Formulas

Creating a Simple Formula
Creating a Compound Formula
Copying Formulas
. . . Using the SpeedFill Method
. . . Using the Copy and Paste Method
Creating Absolute References in a Formula

Chapter 6 Using Lotus Functions

Using @SUM
Using @AVG
Using Date Functions
Using Logical Functions

Part II Review Questions

Part III--Formatting a Report

Chapter 7 Changing Forms

Selecting a Font Typeface
Selecting a Font Size
Selecting a Font Color
Selecting a Font Style
Working with Range Properties

Chapter 8 Using Other Formatting Styles

Setting Number Formatting
Adjusting Column Width
Changing Alignment and Justification
Adding Borders
Choosing a Fill Color
Using the Style Gallery

Chapter 9 Changing the Page Setup

Changing Margins
Change Paper Orientation
Making a Page Fit
Selecting a Paper Size
Creating a Header or Footer
Specifying Print Titles

Chapter 10 Working with Views

Working in Dynamic Print Preview
Zooming In for a Closer Look
Handling a Split Screen
Freezing Worksheet Titles
Viewing Multiple File Windows

Chapter 11 Printing Spreadsheets

Printing a Spreadsheet
Hiding Rows and Columns
Unhiding Rows and Columns
Faxing a Spreadsheet

Part III Review Questions

Part IV--Working with Larger Worksheets

Chapter 12 Working with Multiple Worksheets

Inserting Worksheets
Moving from Worksheet to Worksheet
Naming Worksheets
Hiding a Worksheet
Deleting Worksheets
Creating a Reference to Another Worksheet
Grouping Worksheets
Formatting Grouped Worksheets
Ungrouping Worksheets
Linking to Other Workbooks
Updating a Link

Chapter 13 Working with Range Names

Creating a Range Name
Using a Range Name to Move Around in a Spreadsheet
Referencing a Range Name in a Formula
Deleting a Range Name

Chapter 14 Using Productivity Tools

Using Find and Replace
Checking Your Spelling
Sorting a List of Items
Adding Cell Comments
Viewing Cell Comments
Printing Cell Comments
Deleting Cell Comments
Transposing a Range of Information

Part IV Review Questions

Part V--Drawing and Creating Charts

Chapter 15 Charting in Lotus 1-2-3

Creating a Chart
Moving a Chart
Changing a Chart Style
Adding Chart Titles
Modifying a Chart Series
Deleting a Chart

Chapter 16 Using the Drawing Tools

Drawing a Circle
Moving a Circle
Resizing a Circle
Changing the Attributes of a Circle
Deleting a Circle
Drawing an Arrow
Resizing and Turning an Arrow

Chapter 17 Adding Pictures and Text Boxes

Adding Clip Art Pictures
Creating a Map
Adding a Text Block
Editing a Text Block

Part V Review Questions

Part VI--Working with the Internet

Chapter 18 Getting Help on the Internet

Using the Help Topics
Getting Help with the Lotus Customer Support Page
Working with User Discussion Groups

Chapter 19 Saving To and Opening from the Internet

Publishing a Range for the Internet
Opening a File from the Internet

Part VI Review Questions

Part VII--Advancing Ahead

Chapter 20 Protecting Your Data

Preventing Others from Opening a Workbook
Opening a File with a Password
Changing a Password in a Workbook
Removing a Password from a Workbook
Locking Workbook Contents to Prevent Changes
Changing a Password on a Locked Workbook
Unlocking a Workbook
Locking Individual Worksheets
Using Reservations to Prevent Conflicting Changes

Chapter 21 Customizing Lotus 1-2-3

Changing Your Preferences
Modifying the SmartIcons Toolbar
Setting Up SmartFill
Using a Custom SmartFill List
Editing a Custom SmartFill List

Chapter 22 Creating Simple Scripts

Recording a Script
Using a Script
Adding a Script to the Menu
Deleting a Script

Part VII Review Questions

Part VIII--Appendixes

Appendix A Calculating Loan Amortization Payments

Appendix B Creating an Outline



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