* need to process information quickly and accurately * want to produce professional looking reports and presentations * want to produce spreadsheets, charts and graphs * need a self-teaching approach then Excel 97 for Windows Made Simple is for you!
By a combination of tutorial approach, with tasks to do and easy steps, the MADE SIMPLE series of Computer Books from British publisher Butterworth-Heinemann, using British authors and designed for a European audience, stands above all others.
Country of Publication:
07 August 1997
Professional and scholarly
The main principles: Introducing Excel 97; Screen components; The worksheet grid; Moving around the sheet; Getting help; Leaving Excel 97; Summary. Creating a worksheet; Entering data; Text and number formats; Simple editing; Summary. File operations: Saving the worksheet; The Worksheet window; Closing a file; Loading a worksheet; Summary. Formulae: Entering a formula; Calculation options; Operators; Using brackets; Ranges; Names; Summary. Functions: The SUM function; Other functions; the Formula Palette; The IF function; Summary. Formula operations: Copying formulae; Relative and absolute references; Moving cells and ranges; Summary. Number formats: Applying number formates; Decimal places; Stored and displayed values; The Currency format; Scientific format; Summary. Other formats: Dates and times; Custom formats; Summary. Formatting a worksheet: Column width and row height; Alignment; Inserting rows and columns; Deleting rows and columns; Fixing titles; Protecting data; Summary. Cosmetics: Changing fonts; Borders; patterns and colours; Hiding rows and columns; Copying formats; Format styles; Summary. Workbooks: Multiple worksheets; Starting a new sheet; Multiple windows; Worksheet groups; Changing sheets; Formulae across worksheets; Summary. Charts and graphics: Chart Wizard; Editing the chart; Changing chart data; Chart sheets; Graphic objects; Text boxes; Summary. Printing: Printer set-up; Page set-up; Margins; Headers and footers; Sheet settings; Preview; Print options; Summary. Advanced features: Sorting data; Find and replace; Toolbars; Comments; Adding pictures; Macros; Editing a macro; Adding buttons; Summary. Index
Steve Morris has been writing about computers and software packages for 14 years. His first book (Getting to Know Your IBM PC ) came after a degree in Maths, an MSc in Statistics and 5 years' experience in market gardening! He has written about most aspects of computers, with books ranging from beginner's guides to more advanced reference manuals. Although he has written over 40 titles, he remembers with particular affection such gems as 'Business Computing with the Merlin Tonto' and 'The Automated Office'. Stephen is the Author of the following Made Simple Computer Books: Excel for Windows 3.1 Excel for Windows 95 Excel 97 EXCEL 2000 Excel 2000 in Business Lotus 123 (v5) for Windows 3.1 Visual Basic Delphi Made Simple Visual C++ Made Simple Windows Programming He is also author of the following Digital Press title: Object Oriented Programming under Windows: A practical handbook and has also authored the following Newnes titles: Newnes File Formats Pocket Book Newnes PC Programmers Pocket Book