BASICS

Ribbon: Excel selects the ribbon's Home tab when you open it. Learn how to collapse and customize the ribbon.

Workbook: A workbook is another word for your Excel file. When you start Excel, click Blank workbook to create an Excel workbook from scratch.

Worksheets: A worksheet is a collection of cells where you keep and manipulate the data. Each Excel workbook can contain multiple worksheets.

Format Cells: When we format cells in Excel, we change the appearance of a number without changing the number itself.

Find & Select: Learn how to use Excel's Find, Replace and Go To Special feature.

Templates: Instead of creating an Excel workbook from scratch, you can create a workbook based on a template. There are many free templates available, waiting to be used.

Data Validation: Use data validation in Excel to make sure that users enter certain values into a cell.

Keyboard Shortcuts: Keyboard shortcuts allow you to do things with your keyboard instead of your mouse to increase your speed.

Print: This chapter teaches you how to print a worksheet and how to change some important print settings in Excel.