Chapter 2. Excel Fundamentals

Before you can get the feel of the controls, you need to know where they are. This chapter tells you where to find Microsoft Excel's tools and accessories.

What Happens After You Install Excel?

OK, this is really basic, but we have a moral obligation to briefly mention it anyway. There are two principal ways to start Excel:

  • In Microsoft Windows XP, click the Windows Start button, and click Microsoft Office Excel 2003 (or All Programs, Microsoft Office Excel 2003). In Microsoft Windows 9x, Windows Me, or Windows 2000, click the Windows Start button, ...

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