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How to Use Excel and Other Spreadsheet Programs

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Those who are new to spreadsheets will find all the basics needed on how to use Excel and other programs such as Calc and Microsoft Works to create effective and professional looking spreadsheets. A beginner's guide covers essential information and a labeled diagram of the Excel screen, helps you learn what some of this spreadsheet terminology means. Free step by step tutorials and tips help make that first adventure in creating spreadsheets go smoothly.
  1. Excel Formulas: How to Add, Subtract, Divide, and Multiply
  2. Excel Screen Parts
  3. How to Use Excel 2007 / 2010
  4. Excel Chart Tutorials and Free Excel Templates
  5. How to Use Excel 2003
  1. Excel 2003 Video Tutorials
  2. Google Spreadsheets
  3. Open Office Calc
  4. Microsoft Works

Excel Formulas: How to Add, Subtract, Divide, and Multiply

Create basic math formulas in Excel - Each tutorial includes step by step instructions on how create formulas to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in Excel.

Excel Screen Parts

How to Use Excel

Theses tutorials are labeled images identify the main parts of the Excel program - or what you see on your screen when you open Excel. Included are images for Excel 2010, 2007, and 2003.

How to Use Excel 2007 / 2010

How to Use Excel 2007 / 2010

The articles and step by step tutorials in this section are intended to show beginners and near beginners how to use the latest versions of Excel to produce a complete spreadsheet.

Excel Chart Tutorials and Free Excel Templates

Excel 2007 Pie Chart

Create and format common charts and graphs in Excel -- How to convert bar graphs to pictographs -- Free flowcharts, timelines and other Excel templates

How to Use Excel 2003

How to Use Excel

The articles and step by step tutorials in this section are intended to show beginners and near beginners how to use Excel 2003 to produce a complete spreadsheet.

Excel 2003 Video Tutorials

Watch these training videos on Microsoft Excel 2003. Through live screencasts, experts will show you how you can use a variety of features in Excel. A full transcript is provided so you can follow the training videos on your own.

Google Spreadsheets

Google Spreadsheets

Google Spreadsheets offers for free most of the common features available in their competitors' spreadsheet programs. In addition they also offer online benefits such as sharing spreadsheets, online storage, and real time editing over the Internet. Collaborating with colleagues was never easier.

Open Office Calc

Calc is a full featured spreadsheet program that is offered free of charge by openoffice.org. Calc's features are similar to commercial programs like Excel and include formulas and functions for calculations and a variety of graphs and formatting options to help you create eye catching spreadsheets that will make your data easier to read and understand.

Microsoft Works

Parts of the MS Works Spreadsheet Screen

Microsoft Works has features most commonly used in other spreadsheets. This list of articles gives you straightforward instructions on how to carry out a variety of tasks in Microsoft Works.

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