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Microsoft Excel 2007 Foundation

Aims for this course

To effectively collect, calculate and manipulate data electronically and present the information in table and graphical formats. Be proficient in the creation of basic formulae and how to use them in a timely and efficient manner. Delegates will feel comfortable with the features of excel plus have the confidence to develop their own small spreadsheet models

Course Agenda

Getting Started
Starting Out
What is Microsoft Excel 2007?
Opening Microsoft Excel
Interacting with Excel
Closing Excel

About Workbooks
Creating a New Workbook
Opening a Workbook
Saving a Workbook
About Excel File Types
Closing a Workbook

Exploring your Workbook
Using Worksheets
The Active Cell
Selecting Cells
Exploring a Worksheet
The Zoom Feature

Getting Help in Excel 2007
Using the Help Screen
About Online Help
About Offline Help

The New Interface
The Quick Access Toolbar
The Default Buttons
Adding Buttons
Removing Buttons
Customizing the Toolbar
Step-By-Step
Skill Sharpener
The Home Ribbon
Clipboard
Font
Alignment
Number
Style
Cells
Editing
Step-By-Step
Skill Sharpener

The Insert Ribbon
Tables
Charts
Illustrations
Shapes
Links
Text

The Page Layout Ribbon
Themes
Page Setup
Scale to Fit
Sheet Options
Arrange

The Formulas Ribbon
The Function Library
Defined Names
Formula Auditing
Calculation

The Data Ribbon
Get External Data
Connections
Sort and Filter
Data Tools
Outline

The Review Ribbon
Proofing
Comments
Changes

Excel Basics
Working With Excel 2007
Columns, Rows, Cells, and Ranges
Creating Worksheet Labels
Entering and Deleting Data
Printing Your Worksheet
Step-By-Step
Skill Sharpener

Basic Excel Features
What is AutoFill?
What is AutoSum?
What is AutoComplete?
Working with Basic Formulas

Moving your Data
Dragging and Dropping Cells
How to Cut, Copy, and Paste Cells
How to Cut, Copy, and Paste Multiple Cells and Items
How to Use Paste Special
How to Insert and Delete Cells, Rows, and Columns
Using Undo, Redo, and Repeat
Step-By-Step
Skill Sharpener

Smart Tags and Options Buttons
What Are Smart Tags?
The Error Option Button
The AutoFill Option Button
The Paste Option Button
Setting Smart Tag Options


Editing Tools
Using AutoCorrect
Using Spell Check
Using Find and Replace
Adding Comments

Editing Your Workbook
Modifying Cells and Data
Changing the Size of Rows or Columns
Adjusting Cell Alignment
Rotating Text
Creating Custom Number and Date Formats

Cell Formatting
Conditional Formatting
The Format Painter
Cell Merging and AutoFit
Find and Replace Formatting

Enhancing a Worksheet's Appearance
Adding Patterns and Colors
Adding Borders
Working with Styles

Working With Charts
Creating a Chart
Formatting a Chart
Modifying Charts with the Layout Ribbon
Manipulating a Chart
Enhancing a Chart with Shapes and Graphics

Working with Charts, Part 2
Changing the Type of Chart
Changing the Source Data
Working with the Chart Axis and Data Series
Saving a Chart as a Template

Printing and Viewing your Workbook
Using the View Ribbon
Using Normal View
Using Full Screen View
Using Page Layout View
Page Break Preview

Managing a Single Window
Creating a New Window
Hiding a Window
Unhiding a Window
Freezing a Pane

Managing Multiple Windows
Switching Between Open Workbooks
Arranging Workbooks
Comparing Workbooks Side by Side
Synchronous Scrolling, Resetting a Window, and Saving a Workspace

Printing your Workbook
Opening Print Preview
Using the Print Preview Ribbon
Quick Printing
The Print Dialogue
Using Page Setup

Course Title
Microsoft Excel 2007 Foundation

Cost per delegate
145 +vat

Who is this course for?
Users with little or no experience in MS Excel 2007

Related courses
> MS Excel 2007 Intermediate
> MS Excel 2007 Advanced
> MS Excel 2007 Expert

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