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Adding and deleting worksheets

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So you've learned how to open up older versions of Excel documents within Excel 2007, let's take a look at creating a brand new Excel document itself. Excel documents are called workbooks, and in a workbook, you have a series of sheets of information. We're going to take a look at now, how to add different sheets within the application. I'm now looking at three sheets of data. That's the default that I've set in my Options tab above. If I wanted to change the name of one of these sheets, I simply go down to the bottom, right-click on the name of the sheet as it stands here, and select the Rename option.

Adding and deleting worksheets

So you've learned how to open up older versions of Excel documents within Excel 2007, let's take a look at creating a brand new Excel document itself. Excel documents are called workbooks, and in a workbook, you have a series of sheets of information. We're going to take a look at now, how to add different sheets within the application. I'm now looking at three sheets of data. That's the default that I've set in my Options tab above. If I wanted to change the name of one of these sheets, I simply go down to the bottom, right-click on the name of the sheet as it stands here, and select the Rename option.

So I click Rename, and I can call this Qtr 1. So that's going to house my first quarter information. I can simply do the same thing by selecting sheet number 2, right-clicking on the sheet name, clicking Rename again, and call that Qtr 2. For those of you that prefer to use the ribbon commands to rename your sheet, you simply need to go up to the Format option, click the downward arrow, under the Organizing Sheets area, select Rename Sheet, she you'll notice if I come back down to the bottom of the screen, it's highlighted the name of the sheet forming, so I can simply click on Qtr 3, and add it in that way. So, it's very, very flexible depending on what best suits you in terms of using a mouse to navigate or to use your clicks of the buttons to navigate around system.

In every year, I have four quarters, but I've run out of tabs. How do I add a brand new tab into the system? Well, there's a couple of ways that you can do it. The easiest way is to click on the icon that I am hovering over right now, click on it once, and you'll see that I have created a brand you tab. To rename the tab, I go up to Format, I select Rename Sheet, sheets, and I can easily rename my sheet on tab number four. For those of you that prefer to use the mouse, you can simply click on the tab, use your right-click Mouse button, select Insert.

It's going to ask you what would you like to insert, you'll be asked what kind of information would you like to insert, and you're going to select Worksheet, and click OK. And you'll see that you've added in a brand new worksheet here, and you can rename it. For those of you that prefer to use keystrokes, if you hover over the final icon here, you'll see what the keystroke is to insert a worksheet, and it's Shift, holding down the shift key, hitting your F11 function key, and you add in one more worksheet.

So it's very, very easy, whatever way you'd like to add your worksheets in, you can. Now, you see here that I have more worksheets then I need, how can I delete them? You can right-click on it, select Delete, and you remove one of your worksheets. For those of you that prefer to use the ribbon to remove your worksheets, you select the worksheet that you would like to remove by placing your mouse within that worksheet, go up to Delete, and select Delete Sheet. And your worksheets are gone. That's how you can work with your worksheets. So now that you've learned how to add and delete worksheets, let's find out how you can do that same functionality, with cells and rows.

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Excel 2007 Essential Training

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  1. 36s
    1. Welcome
      36s
  2. 10m 57s
    1. Why use a spreadsheet?
      1m 44s
    2. What's changed in Excel 2007?
      5m 37s
    3. The Ribbon
      2m 9s
    4. The Microsoft Office Button
      1m 27s
  3. 12m 10s
    1. What's on the Ribbon?
      1m 56s
    2. Making your way around the Ribbon
      2m 12s
    3. Customizing the Ribbon
      3m 8s
    4. Customizing the Microsoft Office Button
      4m 54s
  4. 16m 15s
    1. Opening old worksheets
      2m 24s
    2. Adding and deleting worksheets
      3m 18s
    3. Inserting and deleting cells
      6m 53s
    4. Freezing areas of a worksheet
      3m 40s
  5. 20m 51s
    1. Width and height
      7m 25s
    2. Numeric formats
      2m 21s
    3. Alignment of data
      3m 19s
    4. Playing with fonts
      2m 58s
    5. AutoFilter
      2m 21s
    6. Formatting as a table
      2m 27s
  6. 21m 31s
    1. Removing duplicates
      6m 1s
    2. What is Conditional Formatting?
      2m 21s
    3. Working with Conditional Formatting
      2m 14s
    4. Managing Conditional Formatting rule preferences
      2m 39s
    5. Converting text to columns
      4m 35s
    6. Data validation
      3m 41s
  7. 10m 56s
    1. Templates
      3m 45s
    2. Styles
      3m 35s
    3. AutoFormat
      3m 36s
  8. 12m 16s
    1. Excel lists have now become tables
      2m 34s
    2. Converting text to columns
      3m 11s
    3. Sorting and Grouping
      5m 9s
    4. Creating a summary report
      1m 22s
  9. 6m 44s
    1. Proofing your work
      3m 31s
    2. Providing comments on worksheets
      3m 13s
  10. 11m 43s
    1. Protecting and sharing a worksheet
      3m 57s
    2. Allowing others to edit ranges
      4m 3s
    3. Track Changes
      3m 43s
  11. 22m 43s
    1. Preparing to print
      2m 31s
    2. Print Preview
      3m 33s
    3. The Page Layout Tab
      3m 56s
    4. Page Breaks
      4m 36s
    5. The Page Layout View
      3m 54s
    6. Headers and Footers
      4m 13s
  12. 22m 34s
    1. Adding themes to your worksheet
      2m 53s
    2. Page setup options
      8m 0s
    3. Scale to Fit
      2m 26s
    4. Worksheet options
      5m 29s
    5. Inserting images
      3m 46s
  13. 3m 50s
    1. Using templates
      3m 50s
  14. 17m 48s
    1. Workbook Views
      2m 53s
    2. Hiding and Zooming
      3m 44s
    3. Window Panes
      5m 31s
    4. More screen options
      5m 40s
  15. 8m 16s
    1. Importing from Access
      2m 24s
    2. Using the Import Wizard for text files
      5m 52s
  16. 11m 23s
    1. The Find and Select button
      4m 34s
    2. Find and Replace
      2m 48s
    3. Removing duplicates
      4m 1s
  17. 17m 3s
    1. What are formulas?
      3m 20s
    2. Order of Operations
      2m 50s
    3. Relative and absolute referencing
      4m 54s
    4. The new Formula Tab
      5m 59s
  18. 17m 29s
    1. What are Functions?
      2m 57s
    2. AutoSum
      2m 47s
    3. Minimum
      3m 55s
    4. Trim
      5m 2s
    5. Left
      2m 48s
  19. 19m 51s
    1. Concatenation
      4m 10s
    2. SumIf
      4m 23s
    3. Lookup
      7m 25s
    4. What-If Analysis
      3m 53s
  20. 16m 44s
    1. Why create a chart?
      2m 12s
    2. Creating your chart
      3m 37s
    3. Modifying your chart
      6m 46s
    4. Laying out your chart
      4m 9s
  21. 17m 23s
    1. What are PivotTable reports and PivotChart reports?
      2m 32s
    2. Creating a PivotTable
      4m 47s
    3. Laying out your PivotTable
      2m 30s
    4. Designing your PivotTable
      4m 9s
    5. Creating a PivotChart
      3m 25s
  22. 8m 57s
    1. Why use macros?
      2m 14s
    2. Creating a macro
      4m 31s
    3. Macro security
      2m 12s
  23. 5m 36s
    1. Reviewing a workflow in Excel
      5m 36s
  24. 22s
    1. Conclusion
      22s

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