The comprehensive reference, now completely up-to-date for Excel 2013! As the standard for spreadsheet applications, Excel is used worldwide - but it's not always user-friendly. However, in the hands of veteran bestselling author Greg Harvey, Excel gets a whole lot easier to understand! This handy all-in-one guide covers all the essentials, the new features, how to analyze data with Excel, and much more. The featured minibooks address Excel basics, worksheet design, formulas and functions, worksheet collaboration and review, charts and graphics, data management, data analysis, and Excel and VBA. * Covers the changes in the newest version as well as familiar tasks, such as creating and editing worksheets, setting up formulas, and performing statistical functions * Walks you through the new analysis tools that help make it easier to visualize data with the click of a mouse * Details new ways to explore your data more intuitively and then analyze and display your results with a single click Whether you're an Excel newbie or a veteran user to wants to get familiar with the latest version, Excel 2013 All-in-One For Dummies has everything you need to know.
Greg Harvey, PhD, is President of Mind Over Media and a highly skilled instructor. He has been writing computer books for more than 20 years, and his long list of bestsellers includes all editions of Excel For Dummies, Excel All-in-One For Dummies, and Excel Workbook For Dummies.
Introduction 1 About This Book 1 Foolish Assumptions 2 How This Book Is Organized 3 Book I: Excel Basics 3 Book II: Worksheet Design 3 Book III: Formulas and Functions 4 Book IV: Worksheet Collaboration and Review 5 Book V: Charts and Graphics 5 Book VI: Data Management 6 Book VII: Data Analysis 6 Book VIII: Macros and VBA 6 Conventions Used in This Book 7 Icons Used in This Book 8 Where to Go from Here 9 Book I: Excel Basics 11 Chapter 1: The Excel 2013 User Experience 13 Chapter 2: Customizing Excel 2013 41 Book II: Worksheet Design 73 Chapter 1: Building Worksheets 75 Chapter 2: Formatting Worksheets 125 Chapter 3: Editing and Proofing Worksheets 183 Chapter 4: Managing Worksheets 231 Chapter 5: Printing Worksheets 269 Book III: Formulas and Functions 297 Chapter 1: Building Basic Formulas 299 Chapter 2: Logical Functions and Error Trapping 339 Chapter 3: Date and Time Formulas 361 Chapter 4: Financial Formulas 375 Chapter 5: Math and Statistical Formulas 389 Chapter 6: Lookup, Information, and Text Formulas 409 Book IV: Worksheet Collaboration and Review 431 Chapter 1: Protecting Workbooks and Worksheet Data 433 Chapter 2: Using Hyperlinks 455 Chapter 3: Sending Workbooks Out for Review 463 Chapter 4: Sharing Workbooks and Worksheet Data 489 Book V: Charts and Graphics 513 Chapter 1: Charting Worksheet Data 515 Chapter 2: Adding Graphic Objects 545 Book VI: Data Management 575 Chapter 1: Building and Maintaining Data Lists 577 Chapter 2: Filtering and Querying a Data List 601 Book VII: Data Analysis 643 Chapter 1: Performing What-If Scenarios 645 Chapter 2: Generating Pivot Tables 667 Book VIII: Macros and VBA 707 Chapter 1: Building and Running Macros 709 Chapter 2: VBA Programming 721 Index 745