Thank you for purchasing Excel 2013 Bible. If you're just starting with Excel, you'll be glad to know that Excel 2013 is the easiest version ever.

My goal in writing this book is to share with you some of what I know about Excel and, in the process, make you more efficient on the job. The book contains everything that you need to know to learn the basics of Excel and then move on to more advanced topics at your own pace. You'll find many useful examples and lots of tips and tricks that I've accumulated over the years.

Is This Book for You?

The Bible series from John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is designed for beginning, intermediate, and advanced users. This book covers all the essential components of Excel and provides clear and practical examples that you can adapt to your own needs.

In this book, I've tried to maintain a good balance between the basics that every Excel user needs to know and the more complex topics that will appeal to power users. I've used Excel for more than 20 years, and I realize that almost everyone still has something to learn (including myself). My goal is to make that learning an enjoyable process.

Software Versions

This book was written for Excel 2013 for Windows. Much of the information also applies to Excel 2007 and Excel 2010, but if you're using an older version of Excel, I suggest that you put down this book immediately and find a book that's appropriate for your version of Excel. The user interface changes introduced in Excel 2007 are so ...

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