My Excel 2016 (includes Content Update Program)

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Que Publishing, Oct 8, 2015 - Computers - 480 pages
Book + Content Update Program

My Excel 2016 is your must-have companion for getting most out of Excel 2016. This friendly, quick, full-color, 100% practical tutorial walks you through every task you'll want to do with Excel 2016.
  • Get productive fast with Excel 2016’s updated interface
  • Save time and make your data easier to work with
  • Efficiently enter, insert, move, and manage data
  • Use templates to reuse work and get a jumpstart on new projects
  • Format worksheets and charts to make them clearer and more useful
  • Use intuitive sparkline charts that fit in a single cell
  • Build custom formulas using powerful built-in functions
  • Sort, filter, and consolidate data and eliminate duplication
  • Instantly group data and generate subtotals
  • Quickly summarize huge data sets with PivotTables
  • Find, fix, and avoid errors that break spreadsheets or cause inaccuracies
  • Communicate more powerfully using visual tools such as SmartArt and WordArt
  • Precisely control what you print and how it looks
  • Securely share and distribute your workbooks
  • Use Excel on the Web wherever you have Internet access
Every task is presented step-by-step, using carefully annotated, colorful screenshots, all numbered so there's no chance of getting lost or confused. Everything's clearly organized in modular, self-contained chapters designed to help you get started quickly. Throughout, the book is packed with helpful tips, lists, and quick solutions to the problems you're most likely to encounter.

In addition, this book is part of Que’s exciting new Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Excel 2016, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit

How to access the web edition: Follow the instructions in the book to learn how to register your book to access the FREE Web Edition.

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Introduction Chapter 1 Understanding the Microsoft Excel Interface
Working with Workbooks and Templates
Changing the Zoom on a Sheet
Working with Workbooks and Templates
Working with Sheets
Getting Data onto a Sheet
Getting Data onto a Sheet Chapter 5 Selecting and Moving Data on a Sheet Chapter 6 Formatting Sheets and Cells
Selecting and Moving Data on a Sheet
Advanced Formatting
Using Formulas
Using Functions
Sorting Data Chapter 11 Filtering and Consolidating Data Chapter 12 Distributing and Printing a Workbook
Inserting Subtotals and Grouping Data Chapter 14 Creating Charts and Sparklines
Summarizing Data with PivotTables
Inserting SmartArt WordArt and Pictures

Formatting Sheets and Cells
Adjusting the Column Width

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About the author (2015)

Tracy Syrstad is a Microsoft Excel developer and author of eight Excel books. She has been helping people with Microsoft Office issues since 1997 when she discovered free online forums where anyone could ask and answer questions. Tracy discovered she enjoyed teaching others new skills, and when she began working as a developer, she was able to integrate the fun of teaching with one-on-one online desktop sharing sessions. Tracy lives on an acreage in eastern South Dakota with her husband, one dog, two cats, one horse (two soon), and a variety of wild foxes, squirrels, and rabbits.

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