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## Book Description

You already know Excel 2007. Now you'd like to go beyond with shortcuts, tricks, and tips that let you work smarter and faster. And because you learn more easily when someone shows you how, this is the book for you. Inside, you'll find clear, illustrated instructions for 100 tasks that reveal cool secrets, teach timesaving tricks, and explain great tips guaranteedto make you more productive with Excel 2007.

* Minimal text and maximum illustrations
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Navigational aids connect instructions to illustrations
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Self-contained, two-page lessons
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How easy is it?

Look for these symbols marking the difficulty of each task.

* Demonstrates a new spin on a common task
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Introduces a new skill or a new task
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Combines multiple skills requiring in-depth knowledge
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Requires extensive skill and may involve other technologies

2. Praise for Visual Books
3. Credits
5. How To Use This Book
1. #1. Validate with a Validation List
2. #2. Validate with Data Entry Rules
3. #3. Extend a Series with AutoFill
4. #4. Insert Symbols or Special Characters
5. #5. Hide Rows by Grouping and Outlining
6. #6. Find and Replace Formats
9. #9. Create Your Own Sort or AutoFill
7. 2. Work with Formulas and Functions
1. #10. Enter Formulas Using a Variety of Methods
2. #11. Name Cells and Ranges
3. #12. Define a Constant
4. #13. Create Formulas That Include Names
5. #14. Calculate with the Function Wizard
6. #15. Figure Out Loan Terms
7. #16. Determine the Internal Rate of Return
8. #17. Determine the Nth Largest Value
9. #18. Create a Conditional Formula
10. #19. Calculate a Conditional Sum
12. #21. Find Products and Square Roots
13. #22. Perform Time Calculations
14. #23. Perform Date Calculations
8. 3. Copy, Format, and More
1. #24. Check Your Formulas for Errors
2. #25. Trace Precedents and Dependents
3. #26. Change Text to Numbers
4. #27. Convert a Row to a Column
5. #28. Copy with the Office Clipboard
6. #29. Adjust Column Widths with Paste Special
7. #30. Specify How to Paste with Paste Special
8. #31. Create Your Own Style
9. #32. Copy Styles to Another Workbook
10. #33. Conditionally Format Your Worksheet
11. #34. Track Changes While Editing
12. #35. Consolidate Worksheets
9. 4. Manipulate Records
10. 5. Explore the Patterns in Your Data
1. #49. Create a PivotTable
2. #50. Modify PivotTable Data and Layout
3. #51. Compute PivotTable Sub and Grand Totals
4. #52. Create a PivotTable Calculated Field
5. #53. Hide Rows or Columns in a PivotTable
6. #54. Sort a PivotTable
7. #55. Create a PivotChart
8. #56. Describe Data with Statistics
9. #57. Find the Correlation between Variables
10. #58. Explore Outcomes with What-If Analysis
11. #59. Optimize a Result with Goal Seek
11. 6. Create Charts
1. #60. Create a Chart That Has Visual Appeal
3. #62. Change the Chart Type
5. #64. Add and Remove Chart Data
7. #66. Create a Histogram
8. #67. Create a Combination Chart
12. 7. Present Worksheets
1. #68. Format Numbers, Dates, and Times
2. #69. Apply Formats to Cells
3. #70. Fill with a Gradient
4. #71. Format Quickly with Format Painter
5. #72. Insert Shapes into Your Worksheet
6. #73. Insert Text Boxes into Your Worksheet
7. #74. Insert Photographs into Your Worksheet
8. #75. Arrange the Graphics in Your Worksheet
9. #76. Insert a Background Image
10. #77. Take a Picture of Your Worksheet
13. 8. Protect, Save, and Print
14. 9. Extend Excel
15. 10. Customize Excel