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How to Make an IMPACT: Influence, inform and impress with your reports, presentations and business documents by Jon Moon

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Appendix . Computing: How to do some of the ideas in this book on your PC

  • Doing some of the graphs in this book

  • Excel versus Word for reports and information packs

  • Formatting numbers, variably rounding, computing percentage variances

 

‘To start press any key’ . . . where’s the ‘any’ key?

 
 --Homer Simpson

This appendix shows you how to get your computer to do some of the more unusual graphs we’ve seen in this book. Then we look at Excel versus Word for reports and how to link between them. Finally, we see how to format numbers, how to variably round and how to compute meaningful and correct percentage variances.

This appendix doesn’t show you how to change line spacing or border thicknesses or any other routine IT queries. To find the answers to these, ...

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