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Microsoft Excel 104 Tutorial Outline

0. INTRODUCTION
Objectives
Pre-Requisites

1. FORMAT CELLS: NUMBER FORMATS
Setting up a sales log sheet
Right Click, Format Cells
The Number Tab
General Number Format
Number of decimal places
Use 1000 Separator
Formats for negative numbers
Currency Style
Accounting Style
The Date Formats
The Time Formats
Percentage Formats
Fractions Format
Precisions with fractions
Scientific notation format
Plain Text Formats
Special Formats
Custom Formats, a brief discussion on
Using Format Painter on a whole column
Percent Style Button
Calculating sales tax by a tax rate
Math for calculating totals, subtotals

2. FORMAT CELLS: ALIGNMENTS
Format Cells, Alignment Tab
Setting vertical alignment
Top Vertical Alignment
Wrap Text to keep text in a cell
Text Orientation
Displaying text at an angle
Insert Cut Cells to move a whole row
Shrink To Fit text
Merge and Center
Center Across Columns
Merge Cells

3. FORMAT CELLS: FONTS
Format Cells, Font Tab
Strikethrough, Superscript, Subscript
Borders Tab
None, outline, inside borders
Manually turning borders on/off
Diagonal (strike) borders
Border styles, colors, thickness
Patterns tab
Setting a pattern and color
Cell protection, brief discussion

4. CONDITIONAL FORMATTING
Format, Conditional Formatting
Formatting a cell based on its value
Example: Highlighting sales over \$300
Example: Highlighting sales under \$100
Formatting based on a cell value

5. SPELLING, FIND, REPLACE, AUTOFORMAT
Tools, Spelling to spell check your sheet
Ignore once
Ignore all
Change
Change All
Edit, Replace
Find and Replace Dialog
Finding based on format
Match case
Match entire cell contents
Find Within (workbook, sheet, range)
Search By (rows, columns)
Look in (formulas)
Format, AutoFormat
Pre-designed AutoFormats

6. FINANCIAL CALCULATOR
Creating a loan calculator
Entering the value of the house, down payment
Calculating the financed amount
Entering the interest rate, period
Learning the PMT function
Using PMT to calculate the monthly payment
Calculating number of payments
Figuring out total interest paid
Currency Style button
Comparison shopping: compare two loans
Changing interest rates, periods, down payments
Locking specific cells to prevent tampering
Turning on sheet protection
Format Cells, Protection tab
Locked cells
Tools, Protection, Protect Sheet
Unprotect Sheet

7. REVIEW
Review Topics