Chapter 9. Spreadsheet Essentials
As you probably know, Excel is Office 2008’s spreadsheet application. By working in a grid of columns and rows called a worksheet, you can create lists, perform complex calculations, and graph important data.
In this chapter, we’ll explore the basic topics you’ll need to understand in order to begin using Excel:
Understanding the interface and views
Entering data into cells and navigating a worksheet
Using AutoFill to intelligently fill ranges
Editing cell contents and performing Find/Replace procedures
Documenting cells with comments
Importing text files
Working with workbooks and sheets
Printing workbooks, worksheets, and selected ranges
This chapter discusses several advanced topics, ...