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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 in 24 Hours by Trudi Reisner

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What Is Excel?

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that's designed to record and analyze numbers and data. Excel takes the place of a calculator, a ruled ledger pad, pencils and pens, and a green eyeshade. The program makes it easy for you to juggle numbers, formulas, and text. Excel's advanced publishing tools enable you to present your work in a polished, professional-looking format.

Spreadsheet program A computer program used primarily for accounting and financial purposes. Data in spreadsheet programs is organized by rows and columns.

No job is too large or small for Excel. You can use the program to add a column of numbers or to create ...

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