Microsoft Excel 2013 Basics
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Microsoft Excel 2013 Basics

A complete beginner to intermediate guide to learning Microsoft Excel 2013.
4.8 (5 ratings)
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Created by Sally Davidson
Last updated 10/2013
English
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What Will I Learn?
Identify the parts of a worksheet
Select cells and enter data in a worksheet
Change column widths and row heights
Change the appearance of cells using fonts, font sizes, font styles, colors, and borders
Use the Format Painter to copy formatting from one cell to another
Apply and clear cell styles
Find and replace cell contents
Copy and move data in a worksheet
Use the drag-and-drop method and Auto Fill options to add data to cells
Insert and delete rows, columns, and cells
Freeze panes in a worksheet
Split a worksheet window
Insert headers and footers in a worksheet
Enter and edit formulas
Distinguish between relative, absolute, and mixed cell references
Use the Sum button to add values in a range
Preview a calculation
Display formulas instead of results in a worksheet
Manually calculate formulas
Identify the parts of a function
Enter formulas with functions
Use functions to solve mathematical, statistical, and financial problems
Use logical functions to make decisions with worksheet data
Use functions to insert times and dates in a worksheet
Use text functions to format and display cell contents
Sort and filter data in a worksheet
Apply conditional formatting to highlight data
Hide worksheet columns and rows
Insert a shape, SmartArt graphic, picture, and screenshot in a worksheet
Use a template to create a new workbook
Insert a hyperlink in a worksheet
Save a workbook in a different file format
Insert, edit, and delete comments in a worksheet
Use the Research task pane.
Move between worksheets in a workbook
Rename worksheets and change the sheet tab color
Reposition, hide and unhide, and insert and delete worksheets
Create cell references to other worksheets
Create 3-D references
Print all or part of a workbook
Arrange multiple workbooks in the program window
Move and copy worksheets between workbooks
Identify the types of charts you can create in Excel
Create an embedded chart in a worksheet and move a chart to a chart sheet
Update a data source
Choose a chart layout and style
Create a 3-D chart
Display and hide chart elements
Format and modify a chart
Create sparklines
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Requirements
  • A working computer!
Description

Welcome to Microsoft Excel 2013! This course will provide you with the basics of the software and quickly take you on a journey to becoming a proficient intermediate user of the program.

Course topics include:

* Microsoft Excel Basics
* Changing the Appearance of a Worksheet
* Organizing the Worksheet
* Entering Worksheet Formulas
* Using Functions
* Enhancing a Worksheet
* Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks
* Working with Charts

I have successfully taught thousands of students how to apply Microsoft Excel in the classroom and in real life simulations. If they can learn and apply it... so can you!

Who is the target audience?
  • Business Professionals
  • Self Employed Professionals
  • Students
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Microsoft Excel 2013 Basics!!
10 Lectures 03:04:48

Lesson 1 Objectives:

Define the terms spreadsheet and worksheet.

Identify the parts of a worksheet.

Move the active cell in a worksheet.

Select cells and enter data in a worksheet.

Edit and replace data in cells.

Zoom and preview a worksheet.

Preview 19:37

Lesson 2 Objectives:

Change column widths and row heights.

Position data within a cell by aligning, wrapping, rotating, and indenting.

Change the appearance of cells using fonts, font sizes, font styles, colors, and borders.

Designate the number format used for data stored in a cell.

Use the Format Painter to copy formatting from one cell to another.

Apply and clear cell styles.

Worksheet Appearance
20:02

Lesson 3 Objectives:

Copy and move data in a worksheet.

Use the drag-and-drop method and Auto Fill options to add data to cells.

Insert and delete rows, columns, and cells.

Freeze panes in a worksheet.

Split a worksheet window.

Insert headers and footers in a worksheet.

Worksheet Organization
20:30

Lesson 4 Objectives:

Enter and edit formulas.

Distinguish between relative, absolute, and mixed cell references.

Use the point-and-click method to enter formulas.

Use the Sum button to add values in a range.

Preview a calculation.

Display formulas instead of results in a worksheet.

Manually calculate formulas.

Worksheet Formulas
24:19

Lesson 5 Objectives:

Identify the parts of a function.

Enter formulas with functions.

Use functions to solve mathematical problems.

Use functions to solve statistical problems.

Use functions to solve financial problems.

Use logical functions to make decisions with worksheet data.

Use functions to insert times and dates in a worksheet.

Use text functions to format and display cell contents.

Functions
24:01

Lesson 6 Objectives:

Sort and filter data in a worksheet.

Apply conditional formatting to highlight data.

Hide worksheet columns and rows.

Insert a shape and SmartArt graphic in a worksheet.

Insert a hyperlink in a worksheet.

Insert, edit, and delete comments in a worksheet.

Enhancing a Worksheet
26:38

Lesson 7 Objectives:

Move between worksheets in a workbook.

Rename worksheets and change the sheet tab color.

Reposition, hide and unhide, and insert and delete worksheets.

Create cell references to other worksheets.

Create 3-D references.

Arrange multiple workbooks in the program window.

Move and copy worksheets between workbooks.

Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks
16:59

Lesson 8 Objectives:

Identify the types of charts you can create in Excel.

Create an embedded chart in a worksheet and move a chart to a chart sheet.

Update a data source.

Choose a chart layout and style.

Create a 3-D chart.

Display and hide chart elements.

Format and modify a chart.

Create sparklines.

Working with Charts
18:53

Course Wrap Up!
04:23
About the Instructor
Sally Davidson
4.8 Average rating
5 Reviews
23 Students
1 Course
The Software Teacher

Hello! I'm "The Software Teacher", Sally Davidson and I'd like to welcome you to my classes!

I've been a teacher in the Indiana public school system for eighteen years and have instructed grades six, seven, and eight on the basics of computer applications, digital video productions, and keyboarding.

I hold a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

Enjoy the classes!!