O'Reilly logo

Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft® Excel® 2010 by Laurie Ulrich Fuller, Deidre Hayes, Jeffery A. Riley

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Exploring Excel

TO OPEN EXCEL, choose Start > All Programs > Microsoft Office > Microsoft Excel 2010. When you launch Excel, the application opens a blank document, called a workbook, as illustrated in Figure 1-1. With all of the visual stimuli found in the number of buttons, icons, rows, and columns, even a blank Excel document might appear overwhelming, but take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with all of these elements and you’ll be ready to begin entering your own data.

Figure 1-1. The Excel spreadsheet.

Identifying Screen Elements

A spreadsheet program is a software application that organizes your data into ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required