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Chapter 4: Microsoft Excel

Learning Outcomes Creating a worksheet. Moving, copying and sorting data. Working with formulae (creating and editing) Format Cells Creating various types of charts. Working with multiple worksheets. Working with images and other objects.

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Microsoft Excel is allows you to create professional spreadsheets and charts. It performs numerous functions and formulas to assist you in your projects. This lesson will help you get started with Microsoft Excel and it is a very good idea to use the Help Files that come with Microsoft Excel , or go to Microsoft's web site located at http://microsoft.com/office/excel/default.htm for further assistance. Select Start All Programs Microsoft Excel

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4.1 Creating a worksheet. Key in the below data to the worksheet.

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4.2 Moving, copying and sorting data. Highlight the 4 rows of data. Select Edit Copy.

Highlight Data

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Click on an empty space on the right Select Edit - Paste

Paste Here

Try to Cut and Paste the data.

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Select a column to be sorted. For example Price. Select Data Sort. Select OK.

Select Data Sort Click Here

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4.3 Working with formulae (creating and editing) At Cell A6, key in Total. At Cell B6, Key in =B2+B3+B4 and press enter. The total price for the three items are displayed.

Key in Here

Try to create the total quantity.

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At Cell D1, enter Sell Price. At Cell D2, enter = B2 * 2 and press enter. The Sell Price is now two times that of Price.

Key in Here

Copy and paste this formula toFood Items Bread and Apple. Create the Total Sell Price.

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4.3 Format Cells Select Column B. Select Format Cells. Select Number. Change Decimal places to 0. Press OK. You will see that the price values are rounded up to the nearest whole number.

Select Column

Select Format Cell

Select Number

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Change To 0

Try to give 2 decimal places for values under Sell Price. 4.4 Creating various types of charts. Highlight the area below. Select Insert Chart. Select Standard Types Columns. Choose the First type. Press Finish. You will see the chart created below. Select Insert - Chart Highlight This Area

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Try to create a bar chart, pie chart and pyramid chart.

4.5 Working with multiple worksheets Select Sheet 2. Key in some student records as shown below. Generate a Bar chart.

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Click Here

Try to toggle between Sheet 1 and Sheet 2.

4.6 Working with images and other objects. Select Insert Picture From File. Select a picture of your choice and insert into the worksheet.

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Select Insert Object Microsoft Clip Gallery. Select a clip of your choice and insert into your worksheet. Select Insert Object Microsoft Clip Gallery

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