Excel is so versatile that you can use it for many different purposes. Before you begin an Excel project, take a moment to ask yourself a few simple questions, such as
What do you want to achieve?
Who will view the worksheet?
Will you work alone on the worksheet or collaborate with your co-workers?
What do you want to do with the information?
Excel is a multifeature program with lots of options. You can create a simple worksheet with a few lines or a multipage, linked file. Some examples of Excel files are available at the Microsoft Web site at http://www.microsoft.com/office/excel. In addition, if you're using Excel in the office, take a look at some of the files created by your co-workers. Chances are, ...