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

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Q&A

Q1:How can I change the default font when I start a worksheet?
A1: Before you enter any data, choose a new font in the Font box on the Formatting toolbar.
Q2:When I applied a font to text, why did I get a lot of little pictures?
A2: Some fonts, such as Wingdings, are made up of symbols, not of letters and numbers. Select another font.
Q3:When I changed the size of the font for the title, and added bold to text in Column A, why does the text now spill over into the next column?
A3: Larger font sizes and boldface can increase the width of the characters and can change the length of the text entry in a cell. Therefore, the text spilled over into the next cell. In the column that contains the title, double-click the column border to widen the column. ...

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