2. create the workbook file

Excel documents are called workbook files. A workbook can include multiple sheets of information.

Excel supports two kinds of sheets for working with data:

• Worksheets, which are also known as spreadsheets, are for recording text and numerical information and performing calculations. Our project will use worksheets for the monthly budget information and the consolidation.


• Chart sheets are for displaying worksheet information as graphs or charts. Excel supports many types of charts, including the pie chart that’s part of our project.

You can think of Excel sheets as pages in an Excel book—that’s what I do. Then, ...

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