Chapter 7. Creating and Saving a Spreadsheet

10-Second Summary

  • Create a basic spreadsheet

  • Enter data

  • Name ranges and navigate the worksheet

  • Work with functions and formulas

  • Share worksheets

  • Use XML in Excel 2003

Microsoft Office Excel 2003 makes it easy—even for those of us who weren’t math majors—to do sophisticated things with numbers. Want to create an amortization table for that new home you’re thinking about? Need to create a professional-looking balance sheet to give potential investors a good sense of what they’re putting their money into? Want to download data lists from the Web and include them in your reports to stockholders?

Whatever your intent, if your project has something to do with numbers, Excel can help you create it. This chapter explains ...

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