Excel 2008 for Mac Essential Training

with David Rivers
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Excel 2008 for Mac Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 8h 25m Beginner


From customizing the interface to producing professional reports, Excel 2008 for Mac Essential Training fully explores the intricacies of working with this information management software. Using real-world examples, instructor David Rivers explains how to manipulate workbooks; use formulas and functions; perform goal-seeking analyses; lay out and present text and charts; use basic templates; and create custom templates, themes, and layouts. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Customizing the user interface Using workbooks Adding and removing sheets Restricting input with validation rules Formatting workbooks Using formulas and functions Working with charts Adding, removing, and editing text Aligning and layering objects Creating PivotTable reports Sharing spreadsheets Creating custom templates
Excel for Mac


- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm David Rivers, and welcome to the Microsoft Excel 2008 for Mac, Essential Training. You know, Excel is the world's leading spreadsheet application, and there have been a number of improvements and enhancements made to this latest version from Microsoft. In this title, we'll be exploring changes to the user interface before moving on to the basics of working with a spreadsheet application like Microsoft Excel. We'll explore tips and tricks for working efficiently with sheets in a workbook. We'll get into common formulas and functions, as well as some of the more advanced functions, when it comes to working with numbers in Excel.

And, then, we'll explore ways to make your spreadsheet stand out by enhancing your data, and adding components like charts, graphics and other objects. Of course, sharing your work with others is always important so we'll examine several ways to effectively do that, while protecting the integrity of your data at the same time. So let's not waste any time. Let's get started with Microsoft Excel 2008 for the Mac.

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