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Using Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 by Yvonne Johnson

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13. Getting Started with Excel

This chapter introduces the Excel window and covers entering and editing data, formulas, built-in functions, and printing.

This chapter lays the foundation for working with Excel workbooks by defining worksheet terms, explaining the types of data you can enter, and discussing formulas and functions. It covers how to enter data, move around, select cells, copy and cut cells, and use relative and absolute cell addresses in formulas. It concludes with information about how to set up a worksheet for printing.

Exploring the Window

When you start Excel, the Excel Workbook Gallery, shown in Figure 13.1, opens by default. (You can turn off this feature by clicking Don’t Show This When Opening Excel.) In this window, ...

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