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Sorting Data
 Sorting data reorders the rows in a worksheet based on

the content in a particular column.  You can choose Sort Ascending or Sort Descending.
 Sort Ascending will place data in alphabetical order or

with the lowest numerical value on top.  Sort Descending will place data in reverse alphabetical order (i.e., starting with z) or with the highest numerical value on top.

 Excel also provides option to sort by cell color, font

color, and cell icon.

Sorting with Custom Lists  Custom Lists is used to sort data based on specifications you provide. .  Excel provides a number of built-in custom list options. such as days of the week or months of the year.

The following slide shows the 5 most commonly used charts.  Excel has 11 chart types. .Creating a Chart  Charts visually display the data entered in a worksheet.

Creating a Chart .

Creating a Chart  There are four basic parts to a chart:  Plot area  Value (Y-axis)  Chart area  Category (X-axis) .

Creating a Chart .

 This group has three tabs that help when customizing a chart: Design.  Note : The chart must be selected to use Chart Tools.Customizing a Chart  Once a chart has been created. . Layout and Format. a Chart Tools group appears on the User Interface Ribbon.

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sorts and      rearranges data in a specified order. Helps you find hidden trends and relationships. . Summarize huge amounts of information. the used must be in list form. To create a Pivot Table. List form is where each piece of data has its own row.Pivot Table  A Pivot Table is an interactive list that filters. Pivot tables allow us to "slice and dice" data any way we want and perform complex calculations.

Customizing a Pivot Table  Pivot Table Field list: this dialogue box appears after a Pivot Table has been created. .  Any time this is open.  It is used to add and remove items from the Pivot Table and contains afield for each of the columns in your data list. you are able to edit a Pivot Table.

a Pivot Table Tools group appears on the User Interface Ribbon.  This group has two tabs : Options and Design .Customizing a Pivot Table  Once a Pivot Table is created.

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.Workbook Sharing  The Workbook Sharing function is a setting that allows separate users to edit a workbook at the same time.  This function is useful when multiple people are collaborating on a workbook.

a small red triangle appears on the top right corner of the cell to indicate that a comment has been added. three options are available:  Show.  When a comment is inserted.Comments  Comments can be inserted into specific cells.Hide Comment  Delete Comment  Edit Comment .  Once a comment is inserted. This can be helpful when collaborating on a workbook.

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 Track changes provides a record of changes and assigns a different color to each user contributing to workbook. it’s help to know who made each changes. .Track Changes  When multiple people are making changes to a single workbook.