Chapter 2. Exploring Excel fundamentals

BEFORE you can get the feel of the controls, you need to know where they are and what they do. This chapter discusses the essential commands, controls, tools, and techniques you need to operate the Microsoft Excel 2013 machine.

Examining the Excel 2013 workspace

This section takes you on a tour of not only the dashboard of Excel 2010 but also the trunk and the glove compartment. We might even slip on some gloves and take a peek under the floor mats.

Facts about worksheets

Here are some tidbits of information about the grid called the worksheet, shown in Figure 2-1

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