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

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Q&A

Q1:When I selected two decimal places, why did the numbers display with # signs?
A1: If any cell displays number signs (#), you can widen the column to display the numbers. Double-click the column border to the right of the column letter for the column you want to adjust.
Q2:Does Excel have a fast way to display the Format Cells dialog box?
A2: Absolutely. Press Ctrl+1.
Q3:I like using a shortcut menu for making changes to my worksheet. Can I format numbers with a shortcut menu?
A3: Yes. You're in luck! Select the cells you want to format and then click the right mouse button in one of the selected cells. Your shortcut menu should appear. Then choose Format Cells.
Q4:Does Excel have a shortcut for applying the same number format in various places ...

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