Excel 2019 Bible

Book description

The complete guide to Excel 2019

Whether you are just starting out or an Excel novice, the Excel 2019 Bible is your comprehensive, go-to guide for all your Excel 2019 needs. Whether you use Excel at work or at home, you will be guided through the powerful new features and capabilities to take full advantage of what the updated version offers. Learn to incorporate templates, implement formulas, create pivot tables, analyze data, and much more.

Navigate this powerful tool for business, home management, technical work, and much more with the only resource you need, Excel 2019 Bible.

  • Create functional spreadsheets that work
  • Master formulas, formatting, pivot tables, and more
  • Get acquainted with Excel 2019's new features and tools

Whether you need a walkthrough tutorial or an easy-to-navigate desk reference, the Excel 2019 Bible has you covered with complete coverage and clear expert guidance.

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Introduction
    1. Is This Book for You?
    2. Software Versions
    3. Conventions Used in This Book
    4. How This Book Is Organized
    5. How to Use This Book
    6. What's on the Website
  3. Part I: Getting Started with Excel
    1. CHAPTER 1: Introducing Excel
      1. Understanding What Excel Is Used For
      2. Looking at What's New in Excel 2019
      3. Understanding Workbooks and Worksheets
      4. Moving around a Worksheet
      5. Using the Ribbon
      6. Using Shortcut Menus
      7. Customizing Your Quick Access Toolbar
      8. Working with Dialog Boxes
      9. Using Task Panes
      10. Creating Your First Excel Workbook
    2. CHAPTER 2: Entering and Editing Worksheet Data
      1. Exploring Data Types
      2. Entering Text and Values into Your Worksheets
      3. Entering Dates and Times into Your Worksheets
      4. Modifying Cell Contents
      5. Applying Number Formatting
    3. CHAPTER 3: Performing Basic Worksheet Operations
      1. Learning the Fundamentals of Excel Worksheets
      2. Controlling the Worksheet View
      3. Working with Rows and Columns
    4. CHAPTER 4: Working with Excel Ranges and Tables
      1. Understanding Cells and Ranges
      2. Copying or Moving Ranges
      3. Using Names to Work with Ranges
      4. Adding Comments to Cells
      5. Working with Tables
    5. CHAPTER 5: Formatting Worksheets
      1. Getting to Know the Formatting Tools
      2. Formatting Your Worksheet
      3. Using Conditional Formatting
      4. Using Named Styles for Easier Formatting
      5. Understanding Document Themes
    6. CHAPTER 6: Understanding Excel Files and Templates
      1. Creating a New Workbook
      2. Opening an Existing Workbook
      3. Saving a Workbook
      4. Using AutoRecover
      5. Password-Protecting a Workbook
      6. Organizing Your Files
      7. Other Workbook Info Options
      8. Closing Workbooks
      9. Safeguarding Your Work
      10. Working with Templates
    7. CHAPTER 7: Printing Your Work
      1. Doing Basic Printing
      2. Changing Your Page View
      3. Adjusting Common Page Setup Settings
      4. Adding a Header or a Footer to Your Reports
      5. Exploring Other Print-Related Topics
    8. CHAPTER 8: Customizing the Excel User Interface
      1. Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
      2. Customizing the Ribbon
  4. Part II: Working with Formulas and Functions
    1. CHAPTER 9: Introducing Formulas and Functions
      1. Understanding Formula Basics
      2. Entering Formulas into Your Worksheets
      3. Editing Formulas
      4. Using Cell References in Formulas
      5. Using Formulas in Tables
      6. Correcting Common Formula Errors
      7. Using Advanced Naming Techniques
      8. Working with Formulas
    2. CHAPTER 10: Using Formulas for Common Mathematical Operations
      1. Calculating Percentages
      2. Rounding Numbers
      3. Counting Values in a Range
      4. Using Excel's Conversion Functions
    3. CHAPTER 11: Using Formulas to Manipulate Text
      1. Working with Text
      2. Using Text Functions
    4. CHAPTER 12: Using Formulas with Dates and Times
      1. Understanding How Excel Handles Dates and Times
      2. Using Excel's Date and Time Functions
    5. CHAPTER 13: Using Formulas for Conditional Analysis
      1. Understanding Conditional Analysis
      2. Performing Conditional Calculations
    6. CHAPTER 14: Using Formulas for Matching and Lookups
      1. Introducing Lookup Formulas
      2. Leveraging Excel's Lookup Functions
    7. CHAPTER 15: Using Formulas for Financial Analysis
      1. Performing Common Business Calculations
      2. Leveraging Excel's Financial Functions
    8. CHAPTER 16: Using Formulas for Statistical Analysis
      1. Working with Weighted Averages
      2. Smoothing Data with Moving Averages
      3. Using Functions to Create Descriptive Statistics
      4. Bucketing Data into Percentiles
      5. Identifying Statistical Outliers with an Interquartile Range
      6. Creating a Frequency Distribution
    9. CHAPTER 17: Using Formulas with Tables and Conditional Formatting
      1. Highlighting Cells That Meet Certain Criteria
      2. Highlighting Values That Exist in List1 but Not List2
      3. Highlighting Values That Exist in List1 and List2
      4. Highlighting Based on Dates
    10. CHAPTER 18: Understanding and Using Array Formulas
      1. Understanding Array Formulas
      2. Creating an Array Constant
      3. Understanding the Dimensions of an Array
      4. Naming Array Constants
      5. Working with Array Formulas
      6. Using Multicell Array Formulas
      7. Using Single-Cell Array Formulas
    11. CHAPTER 19: Making Your Formulas Error-Free
      1. Finding and Correcting Formula Errors
      2. Using Excel Auditing Tools
      3. Searching and Replacing
      4. Using AutoCorrect
  5. Part III: Creating Charts and Other Visualizations
    1. CHAPTER 20: Getting Started with Excel Charts
      1. What Is a Chart?
      2. Basic Steps for Creating a Chart
      3. Modifying and Customizing Charts
      4. Understanding Chart Types
      5. New Chart Types for Excel
    2. CHAPTER 21: Using Advanced Charting Techniques
      1. Selecting Chart Elements
      2. Exploring the User Interface Choices for Modifying Chart Elements
      3. Modifying the Chart Area
      4. Modifying the Plot Area
      5. Working with Titles in a Chart
      6. Working with a Legend
      7. Working with Gridlines
      8. Modifying the Axes
      9. Working with Data Series
      10. Creating Chart Templates
    3. CHAPTER 22: Creating Sparkline Graphics
      1. Sparkline Types
      2. Creating Sparklines
      3. Customizing Sparklines
      4. Specifying a Date Axis
      5. Auto-Updating Sparklines
      6. Displaying a Sparkline for a Dynamic Range
    4. CHAPTER 23: Visualizing with Custom Number Formats and Shapes
      1. Visualizing with Number Formatting
      2. Using Shapes and Icons as Visual Elements
      3. Using SmartArt and WordArt
      4. Working with Other Graphics Types
      5. Using the Equation Editor
    5. CHAPTER 24: Implementing Excel Dashboarding Best Practices
      1. Preparing for a Dashboard Project
      2. Implementing Dashboard Modeling Best Practices
      3. Implementing Dashboard Design Best Practices
  6. Part IV: Managing and Analyzing Data
    1. CHAPTER 25: Importing and Cleaning Data
      1. Importing Data
      2. Cleaning Up Data
      3. Exporting Data
    2. CHAPTER 26: Using Data Validation
      1. About Data Validation
      2. Specifying Validation Criteria
      3. Types of Validation Criteria You Can Apply
      4. Creating a Drop-Down List
      5. Using Formulas for Data Validation Rules
      6. Understanding Cell References
      7. Data Validation Formula Examples
      8. Using Data Validation without Restricting Entry
    3. CHAPTER 27: Creating and Using Worksheet Outlines
      1. Introducing Worksheet Outlines
      2. Creating an Outline
      3. Working with Outlines
    4. CHAPTER 28: Linking and Consolidating Worksheets
      1. Linking Workbooks
      2. Creating External Reference Formulas
      3. Working with External Reference Formulas
      4. Avoiding Potential Problems with External Reference Formulas
      5. Consolidating Worksheets
    5. CHAPTER 29: Introducing PivotTables
      1. About PivotTables
      2. Creating a PivotTable Automatically
      3. Creating a PivotTable Manually
      4. Seeing More PivotTable Examples
      5. Learning More
    6. CHAPTER 30: Analyzing Data with PivotTables
      1. Working with Non-numeric Data
      2. Grouping PivotTable Items
      3. Using a PivotTable to Create a Frequency Distribution
      4. Creating a Calculated Field or Calculated Item
      5. Filtering PivotTables with Slicers
      6. Filtering PivotTables with a Timeline
      7. Referencing Cells within a PivotTable
      8. Creating PivotCharts
      9. Using the Data Model
    7. CHAPTER 31: Performing Spreadsheet What-If Analysis
      1. Looking at a What-If Example
      2. Exploring Types of What-If Analyses
    8. CHAPTER 32: Analyzing Data Using Goal Seeking and Solver
      1. Exploring What-If Analysis, in Reverse
      2. Using Single-Cell Goal Seeking
      3. Introducing Solver
      4. Seeing Some Solver Examples
    9. CHAPTER 33: Analyzing Data with the Analysis ToolPak
      1. The Analysis ToolPak: An Overview
      2. Installing the Analysis ToolPak Add-In
      3. Using the Analysis Tools
      4. Introducing the Analysis ToolPak Tools
    10. CHAPTER 34: Protecting Your Work
      1. Types of Protection
      2. Protecting a Worksheet
      3. Protecting a Workbook
      4. Protecting a VBA Project
      5. Related Topics
  7. Part V: Understanding Power Pivot and Power Query
    1. CHAPTER 35: Introducing Power Pivot
      1. Understanding the Power Pivot Internal Data Model
      2. Loading Data from Other Data Sources
    2. CHAPTER 36: Working Directly with the Internal Data Model
      1. Directly Feeding the Internal Data Model
      2. Managing Relationships in the Internal Data Model
      3. Removing a Table from the Internal Data Model
    3. CHAPTER 37: Adding Formulas to Power Pivot
      1. Enhancing Power Pivot Data with Calculated Columns
      2. Utilizing DAX to Create Calculated Columns
      3. Understanding Calculated Measures
      4. Using Cube Functions to Free Your Data
    4. CHAPTER 38: Introducing Power Query
      1. Understanding Power Query Basics
      2. Getting Data from External Sources
      3. Getting Data from Other Data Systems
      4. Managing Data Source Settings
    5. CHAPTER 39: Transforming Data with Power Query
      1. Performing Common Transformation Tasks
      2. Creating Custom Columns
      3. Grouping and Aggregating Data
    6. CHAPTER 40: Making Queries Work Together
      1. Reusing Query Steps
      2. Understanding the Append Feature
      3. Understanding the Merge Feature
    7. CHAPTER 41: Enhancing Power Query Productivity
      1. Implementing Some Power Query Productivity Tips
      2. Avoiding Power Query Performance Issues
  8. Part VI: Automating Excel
    1. CHAPTER 42: Introducing Visual Basic for Applications
      1. Introducing VBA Macros
      2. Displaying the Developer Tab
      3. Learning about Macro Security
      4. Saving Workbooks That Contain Macros
      5. Looking at the Two Types of VBA Macros
      6. Creating VBA Macros
      7. Learning More
    2. CHAPTER 43: Creating Custom Worksheet Functions
      1. Introducing VBA Functions
      2. Seeing a Simple Example
      3. Learning about Function Procedures
      4. Executing Function Procedures
      5. Using Function Procedure Arguments
      6. Debugging Custom Functions
      7. Inserting Custom Functions
      8. Learning More
    3. CHAPTER 44: Creating UserForms
      1. Understanding Why to Create UserForms
      2. Exploring UserForm Alternatives
      3. Creating UserForms: An Overview
      4. Looking at a UserForm Example
      5. Looking at Another UserForm Example
      6. Enhancing UserForms
      7. Learning More
    4. CHAPTER 45: Using UserForm Controls in a Worksheet
      1. Understanding Why to Use Controls on a Worksheet
      2. Using Controls
      3. Reviewing the Available ActiveX Controls
    5. CHAPTER 46: Working with Excel Events
      1. Understanding Events
      2. Entering Event-Handler VBA Code
      3. Using Workbook-Level Events
      4. Working with Worksheet Events
      5. Using Special Application Events
    6. CHAPTER 47: Seeing Some VBA Examples
      1. Working with Ranges
      2. Working with Workbooks
      3. Working with Charts
      4. VBA Speed Tips
    7. CHAPTER 48: Creating Custom Excel Add-Ins
      1. Understanding Add-Ins
      2. Working with Add-Ins
      3. Understanding Why to Create Add-Ins
      4. Creating Add-Ins
      5. Looking at an Add-In Example
  9. Index
  10. End User License Agreement

Product information

  • Title: Excel 2019 Bible
  • Author(s): Michael Alexander, Richard Kusleika, John Walkenbach
  • Release date: October 2018
  • Publisher(s): Wiley
  • ISBN: 9781119514787