4 Quick Excel Tips

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<ol><li> 1. 4 Quick Excel Tips START USING SOME OF THE POWERFUL TOOLS OF THE WORLDS MOST DANGEROUS SOFTWARE </li><li> 2. Excel can be scary when you first start using it </li><li> 3. But it doesnt have to be that way </li><li> 4. Understand these basic concepts and Excel just might start to be your friendmaybe </li><li> 5. Tip 1. Start by getting your SHEETS together </li><li> 6. The SHEETS are the tabs toward the bottom of the Excel window </li><li> 7. The SHEETS are the tabs toward the bottom of Use sheets for related the Excel window information instead of creating an entirely new workbook </li><li> 8. Easy Worksheet Organization Rename Double-click on tab Insert a blank worksheet Shift +F11 Move Click and drag Copy Click and drag while pressing Ctrl Button Right-click - for even more options </li><li> 9. Tip 2. Understand Columns and Rows </li><li> 10. The basic structure of a worksheet is columns and rows </li><li> 11. The basic structure of a worksheet is columns and rowsColumns and rows can be controlled from the header the area with the letters (columns) and numbers (rows) </li><li> 12. The basic structure of a worksheet is columns and rows Resize columns or rows by hovering your mouse between them, when you see the double arrow click and drag to the size you want. Automatically resize to fit the widest content by DOUBLE Clicking </li><li> 13. Youve probably already figured out that where a column and a row meet is called a cell </li><li> 14. Tip 3. Cells have content </li><li> 15. Excel recognizes what is in a cellTextABC </li><li> 16. Excel recognizes what is in a cellTextABCNumbers 123 </li><li> 17. Excel recognizes what is in a cellTextABCNumbers 123 Formulas =(A+B)*C </li><li> 18. Excel recognizes what is in a cellTextABCThis is all 123 NumbersCell Content Formulas =(A+B)*C </li><li> 19. Tip 4. The mighty AUTOFILL HANDLE </li><li> 20. The Autofill handle saves time by enabling you to copy contents as you drag the handle </li><li> 21. Hover your mouse over the Autofill handle to get + cursor and then click and drag </li><li> 22. This allows you to quickly copy content from one cell into others. </li><li> 23. For example: Type the name of a month into a cell </li><li> 24. Then click and drag the Auto-fill handle and watch Excel go! </li><li> 25. Excel looks at the content and guesses how youd like to fill the other cells. </li><li> 26. If Excels guess is not what you wanted the Auto-fill options tab gives you more choices. </li><li> 27. Thats it!Start using these tips and youll be on your way to being a more productive Excel user </li><li> 28. Ready for more? I can help: Josiah Dean Business Training and Consulting Services AbundanceMgmt.com</li></ol>