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# Articles Index

### What is the Excel Chart Wizard?

The Excel Chart Wizard makes the process of creating charts or graphs in Excel 2003 a very simple procedure. This article outlines how to use the chart wizard.

### How to Quickly Sum Columns or Rows of Numbers in Excel?

The Excel SUM function makes it easy to quickly sum columns, rows, or individual cells of data in a worksheet.

### What are Spreadsheet Number Formats?

Formatting numbers in Excel spreadsheets is used to change the look of the numbers in the cell. The most common formatting options are currency, comma, date, accounting and percent, although there are more options available.

### How Do You Use Excel 2003's Flow Chart Template?

Among the flow chart templates offered for free by Microsoft is one for creating simple flow charts in Excel. This flow chart template works in all versions from Excel 97 on. A flow chart is a graphical representation of a process. This tutorial walks through how to download and use the flowchart template from Microsoft.

What is a spreadsheet program? This article explains what an electronic spreadsheet is, when you might use one, and some of the features common to all spreadsheet programs

### How Do I Use the Undo and Redo Buttons in Excel 2003?

The Undo and Redo commands are wonderful features in Excel spreadsheets. You can undo errors easily or have Excel redo a specific formatting on a different area of the spreadsheet, saving you time.

### What is Microsoft Excel and When Would I Use it?

What is Microsoft Excel? It is an electronic spreadsheet program used for storing, organizing and manipulating data. Excel uses formulas to perform mathematical calculations ranging from the simple to the very complex. The program can also be used for graphing data.

### What are Excel Headers and Footers?

Headers and footers are used to add the same information on every page of the spreadsheet without actually typing the information on each page. Headers and footers often contain company information as well as the date, time and filename of the spreadsheet.

### Why Use Formulas in Excel?

Excel formulas are one of the most useful features available in a spreadsheet. Formulas can be as simple as adding two numbers or can be complex calculations needed for high end business projections. Once you learn the basic format of creating an Excel formula, the program does all the calculations for you.

### How do You Use "What if" Questions with Excel Formulas?

"What if" questions involve changing the data used in Excel formulas to give different answers. Asking "What if" questions are very useful in business when planning new projects. Cost projections for different scenarios can be quickly created and the results compared.