Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 Inside Out

Errata for Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 Inside Out




The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 111

Incorrect description of negative exponentials On page 111, the last sentence of the first bullet point reads: "For example, –1E6 (1 times 10 to the negative sixth power) equals –1,000,000, and is displayed in Excel as 1.00E-06." It should read: "For example, 1E-6 (1 times 10 to the negative sixth power) equals 0.000001, and is displayed in Excel as 1.00E-06."

Microsoft Press  May 06, 2010 
Printed
Page 502

236 should be 536 On page 502, the first sentence of the Note includes an incorrect page reference. Change: "For more on using routing slips, see “Routing Workbooks to a Workgroup” on page 236." To: "For more on using routing slips, see “Routing Workbooks to a Workgroup” on page 536."

Microsoft Press  Jul 13, 2010 
Printed
Page 925

Definition for BIN2DEC used in place of BIN2OCT On page 925, the Description for BIN2OCT reads: "Converts a binary number to decimal and takes the form =BIN2DEC(number, places), where number is the binary integer you want to convert and places is the number of characters to use. places is useful for padding the return value with leading 0s (zeros)." It should read: "Converts a binary number to octal and takes the form =BIN2OCT(number, places), where number is the binary integer you want to convert and places is the number of characters to use. places is useful for padding the return value with leading 0s (zeros)." Microsoft Press is committed to providing informative and accurate books. All comments and corrections listed above are ready for inclusion in future printings of this book. If you have a later printing of this book, it may already contain most or all of the above corrections.

Microsoft Press  May 06, 2010