Microsoft Office Excel 2007 On Demand

Book description

How to use

•        Create workbooks more efficiently using a new results-oriented interface

•        Use data-analysis tools and techniques for better decision making

•        Use organizing, processing, and presenting tools to create data in Excel

•        Integrate data from external sources and add hyperlinks

•        Use conditional formatting to visualize results

•        Add impact to your data with PivotTable and PivotChart reports

•        Create organizational data reporting and publishing solutions

•        Organize information and add impact with clip art, SmartArt diagrams, tables, and charts

•        Use Groove and SharePoint Team Services to collaborate and share documents and information

•        Prepare for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) exam

•        Practice your new skills with the useful workshops inside

On the Web

This book uses real-world examples to give you a context in which to use the task. This book also includes  workshops to help you put together individual tasks into projects. The Excel example files that you need for project tasks are available at

Perspection has written and produced books on a variety of computer software—including Microsoft Office 2003 and XP, Microsoft Windows XP, Apple Mac OS X Panther, Adobe Photoshop CS2, Macromedia Flash 8, Macromedia Director MX, and Macromedia Fireworks—and Web publishing. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve Johnson founded Perspection, Inc. Perspection is committed to providing information and training to help people use software more effectively. Perspection has written more than 80 computer books, and sold more than 5 million copies.

Includes MCAS Exam Objectives!

This courseware meets the objectives for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS). Upon completion of this courseware, you may be prepared to take the exam for MCAS qualification. To learn more about becoming a

Microsoft Certified Application Specialist, visit

Introduction xvii

Chapter 1    Getting Started with Excel         1

Chapter 2    Basic Workbook Skills      35

Chapter 3    Working with Formulas and Functions  71

Chapter 4    Modifying Worksheets and Workbooks          109

Chapter 5    Formatting a Worksheet  131

Chapter 6    Viewing and Printing Worksheets and Workbooks    169

Chapter 7    Inserting and Modifying Graphics          185

Chapter 8    Drawing and Modifying Shapes   225

Chapter 9    Creating and Modifying Charts   257

Chapter 10  Analyzing Worksheet Data         291

Chapter 11  Building More Powerful Worksheets     317

Chapter 12  Protecting and Securing a Workbook   333

Chapter 13  Reviewing and Sharing Workbook Data         363

Chapter 14  Publishing Data on the Web        395

Chapter 15  Tools for Working More Efficiently        411

Chapter 16  Expanding Excel Functionality     429

Chapter 17  Working Together on Office Documents        455

W       Workshops: Putting It All Together      483

Product information

  • Title: Microsoft Office Excel 2007 On Demand
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: December 2006
  • Publisher(s): Que
  • ISBN: 078973642X