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Microsoft Excel 2003 Course

Microsoft Excel 2003 Self Paced Training Course


Course Description: This is a comprehensive self-paced course that covers introductory, intermediate and advanced topics for Excel 2003.

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Microsoft Excel 2003 Self-Paced Course Syllabus

Course Outline

The Fundamentals

Starting Excel
What's New in Excel 2003?
Understanding the Excel Program Screen
Using Menus
Using Toolbars and Creating a New Workbook
Filling Out Dialog Boxes
Keystroke and Right Mouse Button Shortcuts
Opening a Workbook
Saving a Workbook
Moving the Cell Pointer
Navigating a Worksheet
Entering Labels in a Worksheet
Entering Values in a Worksheet and Selecting a Cell Range
Calculating Value Totals with AutoSum
Entering Formulas
Using AutoFill
Previewing and Printing a Worksheet
Getting Help
Changing the Office Assistant and Using the "What's This" Button
Closing a Workbook and Exiting Excel

Editing a Worksheet

Entering Date Values and using AutoComplete
Editing, Clearing, and Replacing Cell Contents
Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Cells
Moving and Copying Cells with Drag and Drop
Collecting and Pasting Multiple Items
Working with Absolute and Relative Cell References
Using the Paste Special Command
Inserting and Deleting Cells, Rows, and Columns
Using Undo, Redo, and Repeat
Checking Your Spelling
Finding and Replacing Information
Advanced Printing Options
File Management
Inserting Cell Comments
Understanding Smart Tags
Recovering Your Workbooks

Formatting a Worksheet

Formatting Fonts with the Formatting Toolbar
Formatting Values
Adjusting Row Height and Column Width
Changing Cell Alignment
Adding Borders
Applying Colors and Patterns
Using the Format Painter
Using AutoFormat
Creating a Custom Number Format
Creating, Applying, and Modifying a Style
Formatting Cells with Conditional Formatting
Merging Cells, Rotating Text, and using AutoFit
Finding and Replacing Formatting

Creating and Working with Charts

Creating a Chart
Moving and Resizing a Chart
Formatting and Editing Objects in a Chart
Changing a Chart's Source Data
Changing a Chart Type and Working with Pie Charts
Adding Titles, Gridlines, and a Data Table
Formatting a Data Series and Chart Axis
Annotating a Chart
Working with 3-D Charts
Selecting and Saving a Custom Chart
Using Fill Effects

Managing Your Workbooks

Switching Between Sheets in a Workbook
Inserting and Deleting Worksheets
Renaming and Moving Worksheets
Working with Several Workbooks and Windows
Splitting and Freezing a Window
Referencing External Data
Creating Headers, Footers, and Page Numbers
Specifying a Print Area and Controlling Page Breaks
Adjusting Page Margins and Orientation
Adding Print Titles and Gridlines
Changing the Paper Size and Print Scale
Protecting a Worksheet
Hiding Columns, Rows and Sheets
Viewing a Worksheet and Comparing Workbooks Side by Side
Saving a Custom View
Working with Templates
Consolidating Worksheets

More Functions and Formulas

Formulas with Several Operators and Cell Ranges
Using the Insert Function Feature
Creating and Using Range Names
Selecting Nonadjacent Ranges and Using AutoCalculate
Using the IF Function to Create Conditional Formulas
Using the PMT Function
Displaying and Printing Formulas
Fixing Formula Errors
Mathematical Functions
Financial Functions
Date and Time Functions
Statistical Functions
Database Functions

Working with Lists

Creating a List
Working with Lists and Using the Total Row
Adding Records Using the Data Form Dialog Box and Insert Row
Finding Records
Deleting Records
Sorting a List
Filtering a List with the AutoFilter
Creating a Custom AutoFilter
Filtering a List with an Advanced Filter
Copying Filtered Records
Using Data Validation

Automating Tasks with Macros

Recording a Macro
Playing a Macro and Assigning a Macro a Shortcut Key
Adding a Macro to a Toolbar
Editing a Macro's Visual Basic Code
Inserting Code in an Existing Macro
Declaring Variables and Adding Remarks to VBA Code
Prompting for User Input
Using the If Then-Else Statement
Chapter Nine: Working with Other Programs
Inserting an Excel Worksheet into a Word Document
Modifying an Inserted Excel Worksheet
Inserting a Linked Excel Chart in a Word Document
Inserting a Graphic into a Worksheet
Opening and Saving Files in Different Formats

Using Excel with the Internet

Adding and Working with Hyperlinks
Browsing Hyperlinks and using the Web Toolbar
Saving a Workbook as a Non-Interactive Web Page
Saving a Workbook as an Interactive Web Page
Import an External Data Source
Refresh a Data Source and Set Data Source Properties
Create a New Web Query

Data Analysis and PivotTables

Creating a PivotTable
Specifying the Data a PivotTable Analyzes
Changing a PivotTable's Calculation
Selecting What Appears in a PivotTable
Grouping Dates in a PivotTable
Updating a PivotTable
Formatting and Charting a PivotTable
Creating Subtotals
Using Database Functions
Using Lookup Functions
Grouping and Outlining a Worksheet

What-If Analysis

Defining a Scenario
Creating a Scenario Summary Report
Using a One and Two-Input Data Table
Understanding Goal Seek
Using Solver

Advanced Topics

Hiding, Displaying, and Moving Toolbars
Customizing Excel's Toolbars
Sending Faxes
Creating a Custom AutoFill List
Changing Excel's Options
Password Protecting a Workbook
File Properties and Finding a File
Sharing a Workbook and Tracking Changes
Merging and Revising a Shared Workbook
Using Detect and Repair

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