Excel 2007 For Dummies
by Greg Harvey
If you’ve never worked with a computer spreadsheet, or if you’ve had some experience with earlier versions of Excel but need help transitioning, here you’ll find everything you need to create, edit, format, and print your own worksheets (without sacrificing your sanity!). Excel 2007 for Dummies covers all the fundamental techniques, concentrating on only the easiest, most user-friendly ways to get things done.
You’ll discover how to:
- Rearrange, delete and insert new information
- Keep track of and organize data in a single worksheet
- Transfer data between the sheets of different workbooks
- Create a chart using the data in a worksheet
- Add hyperlinks and graphics to worksheets
- And more!
Plus, in keeping with Excel 2007’s more graphical and colorful look, Excel 2007 for Dummies has taken on some color of its own, with full-color plates in the mid-section of the book illustrating exactly what you’ll see on your screen. Whether you read it from cover to cover or skip to the sections that answer your specific questions, the simple guidance in this book will have you excelling at home or in the office no time.
Microsoft Word 2016 Step By Step
by Joan Lambert
This is learning made easy. Get more done quickly with Word 2016. Jump in wherever you need answers–brisk lessons and colorful screenshots show you exactly what to do, step by step.
- Get easy-to-follow guidance from a certified Microsoft Office Specialist Master
- Learn and practice new skills while working with sample content, or look up specific procedures
- Create visually appealing documents for school, business, community, or personal purposes
- Use built-in tools to capture and edit graphics
- Present data in tables, diagrams, and charts
- Track and compile reference materials
- Manage document collaboration and review
- Fix privacy, accessibility, and compatibility issues
- Supercharge your efficiency by creating custom styles, themes, and templates
Excel 2013: The Missing Manual
by Matthew MacDonald
The world’s most popular spreadsheet program is now more powerful than ever, but it’s also more complex. That’s where this Missing Manual comes in. With crystal-clear explanations and hands-on examples, Excel 2013: The Missing Manual shows you how to master Excel so you can easily track, analyze, and chart your data. You’ll be using new features like PowerPivot and Flash Fill in no time.
The important stuff you need to know:
- Go from novice to ace. Learn how to analyze your data, from writing your first formula to charting your results.
- Illustrate trends. Discover the clearest way to present your data using Excel’s new Quick Analysis feature.
- Broaden your analysis. Use pivot tables, slicers, and timelines to examine your data from different perspectives.
- Import data. Pull data from a variety of sources, including website data feeds and corporate databases.
- Work from the Web. Launch and manage your workbooks on the road, using the new Excel Web App.
- Share your worksheets. Store Excel files on SkyDrive and collaborate with colleagues on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
- Master the new data model. Use PowerPivot to work with millions of rows of data.
- Make calculations. Review financial data, use math and scientific formulas, and perform statistical analyses.
by Conrad Carlberg
EXCEL 2016 PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS FOR SERIOUS DATA CRUNCHERS!
Now, you can apply cutting-edge predictive analytics techniques to help your business win–and you don’t need multimillion-dollar software to do it. All the tools you need are available in Microsoft Excel 2016, and all the knowledge and skills are right here, in this book!
Microsoft Excel MVP Conrad Carlberg shows you how to use Excel predictive analytics to solve real problems in areas ranging from sales and marketing to operations. Carlberg offers unprecedented insight into building powerful, credible, and reliable forecasts, helping you gain deep insights from Excel that would be difficult to uncover with costly tools such as SAS or SPSS.
Fully updated for Excel 2016, this guide contains valuable new coverage of accounting for seasonality and managing complex consumer choice scenarios. Throughout, Carlberg provides downloadable Excel 2016 workbooks you can easily adapt to your own needs, plus VBA code–much of it open-source–to streamline especially complex techniques.
Step by step, you’ll build on Excel skills you already have, learning advanced techniques that can help you increase revenue, reduce costs, and improve productivity. By mastering predictive analytics, you’ll gain a powerful competitive advantage for your company and yourself.
Learn the “how” and “why” of using data to make better decisions, and choose the right technique for each problem
- Capture live real-time data from diverse sources, including third-party websites
- Use logistic regression to predict behaviors such as “will buy” versus “won’t buy”
- Distinguish random data bounces from real, fundamental changes
- Forecast time series with smoothing and regression
- Account for trends and seasonality via Holt-Winters smoothing
- Prevent trends from running out of control over long time horizons
- Construct more accurate predictions by using Solver
- Manage large numbers of variables and unwieldy datasets with principal components analysis and Varimax factor rotation
- Apply ARIMA (Box-Jenkins) techniques to build better forecasts and clarify their meaning
- Handle complex consumer choice problems with advanced logistic regression
- Benchmark Excel results against R results