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YOUR OBJECTIVE In your Excel table, you added a major heading that applies equally to several columns of data. You want this heading to be centered over those columns. To accomplish this, you want to merge several cells into one and center the title within it. In this learning module “ Excel merge and center”, [...]
YOUR OBJECTIVE Because of the amount of typing involved and the typing mistakes you sometimes make, you feel it is troublesome to use formulas to add together any more than two numbers. For that reason, you would like to find a faster and less error-prone method to do so. Moreover, you often deal with lists [...]
YOUR OBJECTIVE It is often difficult to maintain an overview when working with big tables in Excel: What information is in column D? What name is in row 19? In such instances it is useful to lock the first row or the first column, so that it is always visible, even when you scroll down [...]
YOUR OBJECTIVE Your company, an ice-cream retailer, does business in several cities. In an Excel workbook, you recorded your company’s first quarter’s sales from all business locations, broken down by ice cream varieties. To obtain a clearer overview, you listed the sales for each month on a separate worksheet. That is, there is a worksheet [...]
Excel edit a chart: YOUR OBJECTIVE In an Excel table, you recorded your company’s sales for the first three quarters of 2010. You already created pie charts for the first and second quarters, each on its own separate worksheet. But now you would like to shift both of those charts to the worksheet with the [...]
YOUR OBJECTIVE An Excel worksheet has too many empty rows between the heading and the contents. You don’t like this and want to delete an empty row. There is also a column with sales in British Pounds in your table, which you would like to remove. In this learning module “Excel delete rows” you will learn [...]
YOUR OBJECTIVE When you copy or cut objects, they are added to the excel clipboard. Typically the last item added to the clipboard is pasted. You can, however, also access and paste items previously copied or cut to the excel clipboard. In this learning module you will learn how to use the excel clipboard and what settings you can apply to it. HOW DOES EXCEL CLIPBOARD WORK? The clipboard is one of Windows' storage facilities. Every active programme can access it, temporarily store data ......
If you use a tablet with Windows 8, then you have probably already seen the on-screen keyboard and noticed that it is missing some features. We explain how to open the on-screen keyboard in Windows 8. To use the on-screen keyboard in Windows 8 You can only use your on-screen keyboard if you own a touchscreen device that runs Windows 8. With a touch screen device, the keyboard will appear at any time the user clicks a field that requires text. Let’s use the Windows Explorer function as an e......
Excel percentagesYOUR OBJECTIVE For your business, you want to determine how much each of several product categories contributed to total sales. To best understand the data, you wish to present the contributions in terms of percentage of total sales. In this learning module “Excel percentages” you will discover how to use Excel to calculate percentages and some of the things you should consider when doing so. Excel percentages: HOW DOES IT WORK? An Excel spreadsheet that contains......
Excel total - Subtotals and grand totals:YOUR OBJECTIVE Your company's sales are recorded in an Excel spreadsheet. After creating a pivot table based on that spreadsheet, you organized the customers in your pivot table into groups, identifying them with your company's order-processing specialists. Now you want to create a subtotal for each group so that you can see, in addition to the grand excel total’s, the value of the orders handled by each order-processing specialist. This learnin......
Excel IF function: YOUR OBJECTIVE If any of your salespersons sell more of your company's products and services than the average of total sales made by all salespersons, your company will award them a bonus of 2% of their total sales. Since the value of orders can vary, exactly who receives such a bonus and the amount of the bonus can also vary. You want Excel to calculate which salespersons should receive a bonus and how much it should be. Excel's IF function can help you make the requir......
Excel chart label:YOUR OBJECTIVE You created a column chart that depicts your company's 2010 revenues. Now you want to display the data table with the chart, hide the legend, and label the vertical axis. In this learning module, you will be shown how to add, remove or position an Excel chart's several labeling elements. Excel chart label: HOW DOES IT WORK? When you format your chart using a Chart layout template, labeling elements may already be included in ......