What's EXCEL All About?

This program is a beginner's introduction to some of the capabilities and basic concepts of Microsoft EXCEL, the standard spreadsheet program in most offices. Setting up a new document, using sheets, formatting cells, filling down and across, and the basics of using EXCEL's formulas will be demonstrated.

Below you will find links to online resources, free downloads of the handouts we use in our programs, and links to Amazon for books, software, and hardware where appropriate. Using these links to purchase these items benefits Upper Valley Digital and helps us to continue to provide the free information and handouts you can find here.

Reference books

Excel Formulas and Functions For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
Learn Excel 2007 Essential Skills with the Smart Method: Courseware Tutorial for Self-Instruction to Beginner and Intermediate Level
Office 2008 for Macintosh: The Missing Manual
Excel 2007 PivotTables and PivotCharts (Mr. Spreadsheet's Bookshelf)

Links and Online Resources

EXCEL tutorial for 2007 version
EXCEL tutorial for 2003 version
EXCEL tutorial from Microsoft, for 2007 version
EXCEL tutorial from Microsoft, for 2003 version
EXCEL tutorial from Microsoft, for 2011 Mac version
Tutorial on using EXCEL formulas
Using Pivot Tables in EXCEL

Program Handouts

What's EXCEL All About? [pdf]