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2016 2013 2010 2007 Apple Mac

Learn Excel 2013 Essential Skills With The Smart Method

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Session 1: Basic Skills
Session 1 Introduction 6m 36s
Lesson 1-1: Start Excel and open a new blank workbook 4m 16s
Lesson 1-2: Check whether your Excel version is up to date 3m 47s
Lesson 1-3: Change the Theme in Office 4m 29s
Lesson 1-4: Maximize, minimize, re-size, move and close the Excel window 2m 58s
Lesson 1-5: Download the sample files and open or navigate a workbook 9m 47s
Lesson 1-6: Save a workbook to a local file 4m 18s
Lesson 1-7: Understand common file formats 5m 22s
Lesson 1-8: Pin a workbook and understand file organization 6m 15s
Lesson 1-9: View, move, add, rename, delete and navigate worksheet tabs 5m 58s
Lesson 1-10: Use the Versions feature to recover an unsaved Draft file 8m 9s
Lesson 1-11: Use the Versions feature to recover an earlier version of a workbook 3m 35s
Lesson 1-12: Use the Ribbon 11m 59s
Lesson 1-13: Understand Ribbon components 9m 29s
Lesson 1-14: Customize the Quick Access Toolbar and preview the printout 9m 44s
Lesson 1-15: Use the Mini Toolbar, Key Tips and keyboard shortcuts 7m 51s
Lesson 1-16: Understand views 3m 55s
Lesson 1-17: Hide and Show the Formula Bar and Ribbon 4m 42s
Lesson 1-18: Use the help system 7m 1s
Session 1 Exercise
Session 1 Exercise Answers
Session 2: Doing Useful Work with Excel
Session 2 Introduction 6m 49s
Lesson 2-1: Enter text and numbers into a worksheet 9m 27s
Lesson 2-2: Create a new workbook and view two workbooks at the same time 5m 38s
Lesson 2-3: Use AutoSum to quickly calculate totals 4m 21s
Lesson 2-4: Select a range of cells and understand Smart Tags 6m 24s
Lesson 2-5: Enter data into a range and copy data across a range 5m 45s
Lesson 2-6: Select adjacent and non-adjacent rows and columns 3m 34s
Lesson 2-7: Select non-contiguous cell ranges and view summary information 5m 23s
Lesson 2-8: AutoSelect a range of cells 5m 16s
Lesson 2-9: Re-size rows and columns 5m 21s
Lesson 2-10: Use AutoSum to sum a non-contiguous range 3m 53s
Lesson 2-11: Use AutoSum to quickly calculate averages 5m 35s
Lesson 2-12: Create your own formulas 7m 19s
Lesson 2-13: Create functions using Formula AutoComplete 6m 34s
Lesson 2-14: Use AutoFill for text and numeric series 5m 29s
Lesson 2-15: Use AutoFill to adjust formulas 7m 11s
Lesson 2-16: Use AutoFill options 5m 27s
Lesson 2-17: Speed up your AutoFills and create a custom fill series 6m 10s
Lesson 2-18: Use automatic Flash Fill to split delimited text 5m 54s
Lesson 2-19: Use manual Flash Fill to split text 6m 33s
Lesson 2-20: Use multiple example Flash Fill to concatenate text 6m 31s
Lesson 2-21: Use Flash Fill to solve common problems 5m 20s
Lesson 2-22: Use the zoom control 3m 12s
Lesson 2-23: Print out a worksheet 12m 7s
Session 2 Exercise
Session 2 Exercise Answers
Session 3: Taking Your Skills To The Next Level
Session 3 Introduction 6m 14s
Lesson 3-1: Insert and delete rows and columns 6m 25s
Lesson 3-2: Use AutoComplete and fill data from adjacent cells 3m 31s
Lesson 3-3: Cut, copy and paste 5m 26s
Lesson 3-4: Cut, copy and paste using drag and drop 8m 5s
Lesson 3-5: Use Paste Values and increase or decrease decimal places displayed 8m 54s
Lesson 3-6: Transpose a range 4m 10s
Lesson 3-7: Use the Multiple Item Clipboard 5m 51s
Lesson 3-8: Use Undo and Redo 6m 57s
Lesson 3-9: Insert cell comments 6m 32s
Lesson 3-10: View cell comments 3m 53s
Lesson 3-11: Print cell comments 4m 51s
Lesson 3-12: Understand absolute and relative cell references 9m 33s
Lesson 3-13: Understand mixed cell references 11m 22s
Lesson 3-14: Understand templates and set the default custom template folder 7m 23s
Lesson 3-15: Create an Excel template 2m 46s
Lesson 3-16: Use a template 4m 19s
Lesson 3-17: Add an App to a workbook 8m 38s
Lesson 3-18: Freeze columns and rows 5m 6s
Lesson 3-19: Split the window into multiple panes 5m 20s
Lesson 3-20: Check spelling 7m 44s
Session 3 Exercise
Session 3 Exercise Answers
Session 4: Making Your Worksheets Look Professional
Session 4 Introduction 6m 48s
Lesson 4-1: Format dates 6m 29s
Lesson 4-2: Understand date serial numbers 10m 47s
Lesson 4-3: Format numbers using built-in number formats 16m 8s
Lesson 4-4: Create Excel custom number formats 10m 20s
Lesson 4-5: Horizontally align the contents of cells 12m 31s
Lesson 4-6: Merge cells, wrap text and expand or collapse the formula bar 6m 5s
Lesson 4-7: Vertically align the contents of cells 7m 25s
Lesson 4-8: Understand themes 8m 36s
Lesson 4-9: Use cell styles and change themes 7m 10s
Lesson 4-10: Add color and gradient effects to cells 5m 48s
Lesson 4-11: Add borders and lines 8m 42s
Lesson 4-12: Create your own custom theme 8m 10s
Lesson 4-13: Create your own custom cell styles 6m 18s
Lesson 4-14: Use a master style book to merge styles 7m 48s
Lesson 4-15: Use simple conditional formatting 10m 49s
Lesson 4-16: Manage multiple conditional formats using the Rules Manager 8m 59s
Lesson 4-17: Bring data alive with visualizations 11m 30s
Lesson 4-18: Create a formula driven conditional format 9m 29s
Lesson 4-19: Insert a Sparkline into a range of cells 8m 25s
Lesson 4-20: Apply a common vertical axis and formatting to a Sparkline group 7m 55s
Lesson 4-21: Apply a date axis to a Sparkline group and format a single Sparkline 5m 44s
Lesson 4-22: Use the Format Painter 6m 47s
Lesson 4-23: Rotate text 8m 44s
Session 4 Exercise
Session 4 Exercise Answers
Session 5: Charts and Graphics
Session 5 Introduction 8m 53s
Lesson 5-1: Understand chart types, layouts and styles 4m 8s
Lesson 5-2: Create a simple chart with two clicks 6m 29s
Lesson 5-3: Move, re-size, copy and delete a chart 10m 21s
Lesson 5-4: Create a chart using the Recommended Charts feature 4m 50s
Lesson 5-5: Add and remove chart elements using Quick Layout 6m 8s
Lesson 5-6: Apply a pre-defined chart style and color set 4m 53s
Lesson 5-7: Manually format a chart element 6m 12s
Lesson 5-8: Format 3-D elements and add drop shadows 6m 2s
Lesson 5-9: Move, re-size, add, position and delete chart elements 6m 45s
Lesson 5-10: Apply a chart filter 3m 34s
Lesson 5-11: Change chart source data 5m 14s
Lesson 5-12: Assign non-contiguous source data to a chart 5m 11s
Lesson 5-13: Understand Data Series and Categories 4m 12s
Lesson 5-14: Change source data using the Select Data Source dialog tools 3m 59s
Lesson 5-15: Chart non-contiguous source data by hiding rows and columns 4m 2s
Lesson 5-16: Create a chart with numerical axes 3m 48s
Lesson 5-17: Remove gaps from Excel charts 2m 44s
Lesson 5-18: Add data labels to a chart 5m 49s
Lesson 5-19: Add data labels from a range 5m 44s
Lesson 5-20: Highlight specific data points with color and annotations 6m 49s
Lesson 5-21: Add gridlines and scale axes 5m 26s
Lesson 5-22: Emphasize data by manipulating pie charts 5m 23s
Lesson 5-23: Create a chart with two vertical axes 4m 57s
Lesson 5-24: Create a combination chart containing different chart types 5m 26s
Lesson 5-25: Add a trend line 5m 32s
Lesson 5-26: Add a gradient fill to a chart background 3m 48s
Lesson 5-27: Create your own chart templates 5m 6s
Session 5 Exercise
Session 5 Exercise Answers
Session 6: Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks
Session 6 Introduction 4m 3s
Lesson 6-1: View the same workbook in different windows 4m 46s
Lesson 6-2: View two windows side by side and perform synchronous scrolling 5m 49s
Lesson 6-3: Duplicate worksheets within a workbook 6m 50s
Lesson 6-4: Move and copy worksheets from one workbook to another 5m 5s
Lesson 6-5: Hide and unhide a worksheet 4m 37s
Lesson 6-6: Create cross worksheet formulas 9m 5s
Lesson 6-7: Understand worksheet groups 10m 0s
Lesson 6-8: Use find and replace 10m 59s
Session 6 Exercise
Session 6 Exercise Answers
Session 7: Printing Your Work
Session 7 Introduction 5m 52s
Lesson 7-1: Print Preview and change paper orientation 5m 58s
Lesson 7-2: Use Page Layout view to adjust margins 6m 28s
Lesson 7-3: Use Page Setup to set margins more precisely and center the worksheet 5m 41s
Lesson 7-4: Set paper size and scale 5m 14s
Lesson 7-5: Insert, delete and preview page breaks 7m 2s
Lesson 7-6: Adjust page breaks using Page Break Preview 5m 14s
Lesson 7-7: Add auto-headers and auto-footers and set the starting page number 4m 39s
Lesson 7-8: Add custom headers and footers 9m 9s
Lesson 7-9: Specify different headers and footers for the first, odd and even pages 8m 6s
Lesson 7-10: Print only part of a worksheet 7m 43s
Lesson 7-11: Add row and column data labels and grid lines to printed output 5m 38s
Lesson 7-12: Print several selected worksheets and change the page order 5m 30s
Lesson 7-13: Suppress error messages in printouts 2m 49s
Session 7 Exercise
Session 7 Exercise Answers
Session 8: Cloud Computing, OneDrive and Excel Online
Session 8 Introduction 4m 4s
Lesson 8-1: Save a workbook to a OneDrive 7m 5s
Lesson 8-2: Open a workbook from a OneDrive 1m 59s
Lesson 8-3: Understand operating systems 8m 22s
Lesson 8-4: Understand Excel Online 2m 42s
Lesson 8-5: Open a workbook using Excel Online 5m 4s
Lesson 8-6: Share a link to a workbook 7m 32s
Lesson 8-7: Edit a workbook simultaneously with other users using Excel Online 10m 41s
Session 8 Exercise
Session 8 Exercise Answers