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MS Excel Basic 3-Part Series / Part One

MS Excel Basic 3-Part Series / Part One

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (PST)


In MS Excel BASIC topic areas including getting started with terms and navigating a spreadsheet, entry and editing data a beginning modification to spreadsheets are covered. Upon completion, attendees will be able to:

  •  Define a spreadsheet and identify spreadsheet components 
  • Identify the main components of the excel window 
  • Open and navigate workbooks 
  • Create a workbook from a template 
  • Enter and edit text and values in a worksheet 
  • Enter and edit formulas in a worksheet 
  • Save and update a workbook, and save a workbook in a different file format 
  • Move and copy data in a worksheet 
  • Move, copy, and view formulas in a worksheet 
  • Use absolute references in formulas 
  • Insert and delete ranges, rose, and columns in a worksheet 

  • Apply the SUM function to calculate the sum of values 
  • use the AutoSum to enter some functions 
  • Use the AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, COUNT, and COUNTA functions to find average, minimum, and maximum values, and the count of cells in a range 
  • Apply text formatting 
  • Customize column widths, row heights, and alignment, and apply color and border formatting 
  • Format values as currency, percentages, and ordinary numbers •Apply conditional formatting based on specific criteria 
  • Copy formatting, apply cell styles, and use Find and Replace to update the formatting for specific content 

  • Create charts based on worksheet data, and move charts within a workbook 
  • Customize charts and format chart elements 
  • Insert a picture into a worksheet 
  • use graphics as conditional formatting to represent cell data
  • insert and modify SmartArt graphics 
  • Preview how a worksheet will look when printed, use the spelling checker, and use find and replace to update data 
  • set page orientation, scaling, and margins, and create headers and footers 
  • print a worksheet and a selected range 

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Contact Information: The Training Place-Butte College @ 530-893-9015

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