In This Chapter
Launching Excel and opening a new workbook
Moving around the workbook
Selecting cell ranges in a worksheet
Doing simple data entry in a worksheet
Using AutoFill to create data series and copy formulas
Saving the spreadsheet as an Excel workbook file
Data entry is the bread and butter of any spreadsheet you create or edit. As a result of doing the exercises in this chapter, you will have practice in launching Excel, moving around a new spreadsheet, the many aspects of doing data entry, and, most importantly, saving your work.
Excel 2010 is only one of the primary application programs included as part of Microsoft Office 2010. In order to be proficient in its use, you need to be familiar with all the various ways of launching the program.
How many ways are there to start Excel 2010?
You should be familiar with all these methods: