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Inserting images

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Video: Inserting images

Sometimes it's important to have your brand right in your worksheets. And you can do that by inserting images. If you'd like to follow along, open up EatCake Inventory11B for this exercise. The first thing you want to make sure is that you've got enough room to include the image. Because if you just inserted an image right over this particular worksheet, it would cover up the information that we're seeing here. And I don't want to do that, I just want it to be at top of my screen. So the first thing I'm going to do is I'm going to give it some room at the top, so I select row 1 by clicking on it, and then I right-click, and I select the Insert command.

Inserting images

Sometimes it's important to have your brand right in your worksheets. And you can do that by inserting images. If you'd like to follow along, open up EatCake Inventory11B for this exercise. The first thing you want to make sure is that you've got enough room to include the image. Because if you just inserted an image right over this particular worksheet, it would cover up the information that we're seeing here. And I don't want to do that, I just want it to be at top of my screen. So the first thing I'm going to do is I'm going to give it some room at the top, so I select row 1 by clicking on it, and then I right-click, and I select the Insert command.

I'll do that again, select row 1, right-click, select Insert, and I place a new row in my spreadsheet. By selecting the row A1, and clicking on the F4 function key, I can repeat that option without having to go through those extra clicks. So for those of you that like shortcuts, the F4 function key repeats the last set of commands that you've done in your application. I know seem to have enough room to try inserting my graphic.

SO, I'm going to select cell A1, because that's where I want the image to start to be pasted. I go to the Insert tab, and I select Picture. This same set of commands can be used for any illustration that you'd like to place, or any chart that you'd like to paste from another application, or any hyperlink or any text box. We're going to use a picture for our example. I click on the Picture command, and I go to my Enhancing Worksheet file folder and look for my JPEG picture. If you don't automatically see it, make sure that you're selecting All Files, and that will bring up all of the information that's included in the folder.

Because we've been working in Excel documents, it might not see it. So if you have all files, it'll make sure that it shows up. Select the Cake JPEG, and click Insert. You'll then see that the information has been pasted right over the A1 cell. You can now move over the graphic, and you'll notice that you now have another crosshair, your mouse is turned into a crosshair, so if you click on it and hold down your Mouse button and pull it over ever so slightly, you have now the ability in to move this graphic work wherever you'd like to place it. If you want to put it over the right hand side of your screen, you can do that by releasing your Mouse button, you then pin the graphic onto the screen.

I'm not too sure I like it there, I'm going to move it over to this side here. That looks just about right. When I'm happy, I just deselect the image by clicking anywhere else on my screen, and now I've pasted that little graphic right there. I now think I have a few more rows then I need to have here, so I'm going to go delete a few. I just select the row that I want to remove, right-click, select the Delete command, and that row's gone. And again, I'm going to use my F4 function key to repeat that.

That's looking pretty good. Let's see how it looks in the Print Preview mode, by clicking on our Print Preview icon, and there we have it. I think we're doing pretty good. Next, we're going to see how we can use some of the templates that are already supported by Microsoft Excel, to really enhance our look and feel.

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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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