Microsoft® Excel 2000 Step by Step

Errata for Microsoft® Excel 2000 Step by Step




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 17

Step 5 Is Missing Step 5 on page 17 is missing entirely. Step 5 should read: "Drag the AutoFill handle down to cell A9."

Microsoft Press  Jul 13, 2010 
Printed
Page 17

Step 3 Is Incorrect The result in step 3 is incorrect. The text should read: "This is called an AutoFill pointer."

Microsoft Press  May 06, 2010 
Printed
Page 32

Wrong Image Displayed The image on the bottom of the page should be almost identical to the one displayed on page 33. The current image depicts a spreadsheet from a few chapters ahead.

Microsoft Press  May 06, 2010 
Printed
Page 34

Typographical Error On page 34, step 2 change: "A5 though G5" To: "A5 through G5"

Microsoft Press  Jul 13, 2010 
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Page 52

Error In Sidebar The sidebar on page 52 states that F5 or Ctrl+F will open the Find File dialog. This is incorrect. F5 will open the Go To dialog. Ctrl+F will open the Find dialog. To open the Find File dialog, you must select Open from the File menu, then click the Tools button and select Find.

Microsoft Press  May 06, 2010 
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Page 59 & 60

Incorrect Instructions The steps are incorrect and should read as follows:Make sure cell E26 is selected.No change.No change.Press Enter.Double-click the border between columns E and F. Column E widens to fit $141.05. Your screen should look similar to the following illustration in the book.

Microsoft Press  Jul 13, 2010 
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Page 73

4/25/00 Should Be 4/25/2000 On page 73, Change: "The date is properly formatted as 4/25/00." To: "The date is properly formatted as 4/25/2000."

Microsoft Press  May 06, 2010 
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Page 124

Callout Points To The Wrong Part Of The Graphic In the graphic on page 124, the Summary Row callout line should point to row 38, not row 35.

Microsoft Press  Jul 13, 2010 
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Page 175

Steps Are Misnumbered On page 175, step 8, change: "Step 3 of 4" To: "Step 4 of 4"

Microsoft Press  May 06, 2010 
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Page 399

Procedure Contains Incorrect Information In the text describing the first procedure on this page, there is incorrect information. The screen settings for this book were "800 x 600" not "640 x 480."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  Jul 13, 2010