Join Sally Norred for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing exercise files to Google Sheets, part of Google Sheets Essential Training.
I've included several exercise files for all lynda.com members. For many of the videos, there's an accompanying exercise file that you can use to practice the skills learned in the video. The exercise files are in Microsoft Excel or .xlsx format. But you should open them in Google Sheets. Let me show you how. To use the file in Google Sheets, start by downloading the exercise files to your desktop. Next, open Google Sheets at sheets.google.com. You'll need to log in with your Google account.
Finally, import the files you need into Google Sheets. Click the folder icon in the upper right corner of the Google Sheets home screen. This will open the file picker pop-up. Click Upload from the left hand menu and click the button labeled Select a file from your computer. Navigate to your desktop, and navigate to the exercise file you wish to open. I'll open this ExerciseFile.xlsx. Select it, and click Open to upload. Google Sheets will automatically import the file and convert it to Google Sheets format.
It will also appear on your Google Sheets home screen. And any changes you make will be saved there as well. You can use these exercise files to follow along with the videos and try out the skill on your own.
- Navigating Google Sheets
- Creating, naming, and saving spreadsheets
- Importing files
- Converting other file formats such as Microsoft Excel to Google Sheets
- Editing cells
- Inserting, deleting, and moving rows and columns
- Adding hyperlinks and images
- Formatting data
- Using formulas and functions
- Sharing spreadsheets
- Using the Google Sheets mobile app
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Q: This course was updated on 04/17/2018. What changed?
A: We revised five videos to reflect the latest features and enhancements in Google Sheets.
Q: This course was updated on 10/17/2018. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover customizing your printed spreadsheet and automating tasks with recorded macros.
1. Getting Started with Google Sheets
2. Creating Spreadsheets
3. Editing Spreadsheets
4. Viewing and Printing Spreadsheets
5. Formatting Spreadsheets
6. Working with Spreadsheet Data
7. Collaborating with Google Sheets
Commenting on a spreadsheet3m 26s
8. Using the Google Sheets Mobile App
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