New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010: Comprehensive

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Overview

With the New Perspectives' critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of MICROSOFT OFFICE EXCEL 2010 and will learn how to take advantage of the flexibility it offers. Case-based tutorials challenge students to apply what they are learning to real-life tasks, preparing them to easily transfer skills to new situations. With New Perspectives, students understand why they're learning what they're learning and are better situated to retain skills beyond the classroom.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780538742917
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/21/2010
  • Series: Advanced Spreadsheet Applications Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 992
  • Sales rank: 391,726
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

June Parsons purchased her first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, she opened a successful small computer retail store that also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years, has a doctorate in Educational Technology, and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. She contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. She works via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

June Parsons and Dan Oja purchased their first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, they opened a successful small computer retail store that also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years, has a doctorate in Educational Technology, and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June and Dan began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. They contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. They work via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

Roy Ageloff has taught courses in computer programming, database design and development, accounting information systems, and office productivity software at the University of Rhode Island and has written textbooks in programming languages, database software, and spreadsheet applications. He is a business consultant and teacher at Paradise Valley Community College, Arizona.

Patrick Carey received his M.S. in Biostatistics from the University of Wisconsin, where he worked as a researcher designing and analyzing clinical studies. He co-authored his first textbook on using Excel as a statistical tool. Patrick has authored or co-authored over 20 academic and trade texts for the software industry.

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Table of Contents

Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2010. Tutorial 1: Getting Started with Excel. Tutorial 2: Formatting a Workbook. Tutorial 3: Working with Formulas and Functions. Tutorial 4: Working with Charts and Graphics. Tutorial 5: Working with Excel Tables, PivotTables, and PivotCharts. Tutorial 6: Managing Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks. Tutorial 7: Using Advanced Functions, Conditional Formatting, and Filtering. Tutorial 8: Developing an Excel Application. Tutorial 9: Developing a Financial Analysis. Tutorial 10: Performing What-If Analyses. Tutorial 11: Connecting to External Data. Tutorial 12: Expanding Excel with Visual Basic for Applications. Additional Cases. Appendices. A: Working with Text Functions and Creating Custom Formats. B: Integrating Excel with Other Windows Programs. C: Creating a Shared Workbook. D: Working with Enhanced Formatting Tools.

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