Chapter 1. Excel Basics

Excel Basics

Are you new to Excel, or upgrading to the latest version? This chapter shows you how to move around the Excel 2007 program window and work with new features.

An Introduction to Excel

Microsoft Excel is the most popular spreadsheet program on the market today. You can use Excel to manipulate numeric data like a pro. You can also use the program to track and manage large quantities of data, such as inventories, price lists, expenses and expenditures, and much more. You can even use Excel as a database, entering and sorting records.

Crunch Numbers

Microsoft Excel is best known for its number-crunching features. For example, you ...

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