A Guide to Excel for extreme extreme extreme beginers

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    A guide to

    Rooban Subramaniam year 9 Bourne

    A simple guide

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    Contents

    Renaming a sheet page 3

    Inserting a sheet page 4

    Moving a sheet page 4

    How to shade a cell page 5

    Putting borders on selected cells page 6

    Autosum page 6 and 7

    The average function page 7

    Merging cells and why page 7

    Printing sheets page 8

    Printing parts of a sheet page 8 9

    Changing cell format page 10

    Copying formulas 11

    How to use charts page 12

    How to make charts page 12

    List of charts page 12

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    Renaming sheets

    To rename a sheet

    is very simple

    1. Right click

    on the sheet

    at the corner

    you want to

    rename2. Select

    rename from

    the list

    3. The sheet name area should go blank and you can type in the name you

    want

    Or

    Double click on the sheet name to change it

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    Inserting new sheets

    1. Click on the button with the sheet

    sign

    Moving a sheet

    Hold down the left click on the sheet you want to move and the drag it to

    the gap you want to place it and then let go. While you are dragging it a

    small page sign should come up.

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    Shading cells

    1. Right click on the cell you want to shade and this is what it should look

    like2. From the top bar select the fill paint icon and select a colour

    Adding borders to selected cells

    1. Select the cells you want and right

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    click

    2. Out of the menu select format cells

    Then click the border button and select a border and press ok at the bottom

    Autosum

    To add things use the autosum feature

    first type in =sum(.

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    Then highlight the cells you want to

    add and press enter for the total

    The average function

    The average function is similar to the autosum feature but instead you type in

    =average( ,then you highlight the cells you want.

    How to merge cells

    First highlight the cells you want to merge

    then click the top button as shown

    Then select one of the options to merge the cells

    Merging cells is useful because it creates an unbroken and merged cell in whice

    you can add a lot more different things

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    To print sheets simply click the quick print button or go to the start menu and

    press print

    Telling excel what you want to print

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    1. Select an area you want to print

    2. Then go to page layout and select print area

    Select set print area now the only part of

    the sheet thats printed is the part you want this is good because it saves ink and

    paper and its very specific.

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    Formatting cells

    Formatting cells is very simple

    1.select the cells you would like to format and then right click on them

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    This menu should come up ,edit

    and add what you want to the

    cell and press ok

    Copying formulas

    in this the number 2797168 isthe sum of the top row of numbers

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    To copy the formula right click press

    copy then go to the cell underneath and press paste

    this is after paste is presses it has copied

    the formula and worked out the total

    How to use charts

    To insert a new chart press insert then go to the charts section

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    On one of the pictures click so that a small menu comes up then go to all charts

    A much larger selection of charts should then come up you pick the one you

    want

    After this you can edit data by right clicking on the chart and selections one of

    the options from the menu

    Column, line ,pie ,x and y, bar, area ,stock ,surface ,doughnut ,bubble radar