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# Information Services Department

## OB JEC TIV ES Intr oduct ion t o Micr osof t Ex cel

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that includes
 Describe features that are sophisticated charting and database functions that
common to all electronic quickly and easily allow you to:
spreadsheets - Perform simple and complex calculations
 Define common - Filter data from a database or spreadsheet list
spreadsheet terminology - Chart data in numerous formats
enter labels, constants, and popular application. You will have the opportunity to
equations
create and edit an Excel worksheet, work with formulas
 Format a worksheet by
and functions, and basic spreadsheet planning.
manipulating labels,
Additionally, you will be able to learn simple formatting

Ge tting Hel p
It is not expected that you will remember everything St eps in De velop ing a
from this workshop. If you need further assistance to Spr ea dshe et
use Schooldude for your technology requests. Please 1. Determine the purpose –
remember to use the following link: what inputs, what outputs,
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what printed reports
If you do not have access to the internet you may call
the Helpdesk Voicemail at extension 1956 and someone 2. Planning – put it on paper
should respond promptly. first
How do y ou ent er 3. Building and testing – make
sure it manipulates the data
form ul as? correctly
4. Documenting – should
function!

## ^ - Exponents Examp Please

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* - Multiplication
/ - Division
- - Subtraction
Ex cel S pecif ica tio ns

## Maximum number of rows 65,536

Maximum number of columns 256
Column width 255 characters
Row height 409 points
Maximum number of sheets 255 (3 is the default) – limited by memory
Number of Functions 329
Zoom Range 10 - 400 percent

REVISED 2/9/2008