Creating a simple data table


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Creating a simple data table

Now, let's take a look at how to create a basic spreadsheet from scratch. Again, I am working in Microsoft Excel, but everything I am going to show you here, should apply to other spreadsheet applications as well. I am going to create a new blank spreadsheet by clicking the Office button, selecting New and then choosing Blank Workbook. If you are using another spreadsheet application, you'll probably choose File > New Workbook, or something like that. So, let's say I am trying to decide between two jobs at an hourly rate. One pays more per hour but offers slightly fewer hours than the one that pays less. I am going to start by using the first rows of columns B and C as headers for the two job calculations.

So I'll click Cell B1 and I'll type Job A. To move horizontally from cell to cell, press the Tab key on your keyboard. Notice each time I press Tab, it moves one cell to the right. You can go back to the left by holding the Shift key down as you press Tab. So I...

Creating a simple data table
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Creating a simple data table provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Computer Literacy for Windows 7

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Business
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