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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Overview Definition of Microsoft Excel Why Should You Learn Excel? Tips on How to Learn Excel 1. Master the Shortcuts 2. Import Data from a Website 3. Filter your Results 4. Calculate the Sum 5. AutoCorrect and AutoFill 6. Display Formulas 7. Manage Page Layout 8. Practice Simple Math Problems in Excel 9. Learn How to Create Tables 10. Learn How to Create Charts Let’s Sum Up

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OVERVIEW How to learn excel is one of the basic question asked by the majority of professionals and beginners of statistics. Excel is one of the most powerful statistics software in the world. It is having more potential than when we use it properly. A majority of business is using Excel but only a few know how to make the most of it. More than 80 percent of middle skills jobs require good command over spreadsheet and word processing software. Here in this blog, I am going to share with you the best ways to learn excel. If you’re one of them how are looking for the best ways to learn excel then you’re at the right place. Let’s get started with an overview of Microsoft excel. Here we go:-

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WHY SHOULD YOU LEARN EXCEL? Excel is widely used statistics software in most of the reputed MSE. Most of the businesses use it to create tables. But it has more abilities likewise organize data, perform complicated mathematical functions and even create images is a real time-saver. These functionality makes it the first choice for the businesses. It is not just helpful for the data analyst to perform some operations on the numbers. In fact, it also helpful in compiling the information in understandable form.

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Tips on How to Learn Excel Here we go

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1. Master the Shortcuts To perform super rapid calculation or function in Excel. Then you should master the shortcuts in excel. Even most of the professional say that excel is all about shortcuts. It is also helpful to save your precious time. It is not an easy job for the young generation to use their computer without the help of the mouse. But if you can use your computer only with the help of the keyboard then you will nailed the excel. You may already use some of the basic shortcuts likewise, Ctrl+c, Ctrl+v and so on.

2. Import Data from a Website To perform super rapid calculation or function in Excel. Then you should master the shortcuts in excel. Even most of the professional say that excel is all about shortcuts. It is also helpful to save your precious time. It is not an easy job for the young generation to use their computer without the help of the mouse. But if you can use your computer only with the help of the keyboard then you will nailed the excel. You may already use some of the basic shortcuts likewise, Ctrl+c, Ctrl+v and so on.

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3. Filter your Results Filter is one of the best features of excel. It is quite helpful when you have a large spreadsheet with a variety of information on it. You can use the Auto filtering feature to filter that data automatically. It is the smartest way to filter the data in excel. You can do this by click Data > Filter > Autofilter. After that you need to click one of the small boxes to filter the results according to your own needs. You can also filter the results manually as per your requirements.

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4. Calculate the Sum Calculating the sum is the most basic feature of the excel. You can use shortcuts to calculate the sum of an entire column. Even you can also sum the range of cells. It can save your precious time, especially on your daily tasks with the excel. You can calculate the sum by manually entering the formula of sum. But the best way to calculate the sum is simply use the shortcut Alt + =. After the execution of this command, press Tab and the Excel will show you the results.

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5. AutoCorrect and AutoFill Excel is one of the smartest statistics software in the world. If you want to work faster on excel then you need to avoid more typing on excel. Excel offers the AutoCorrect and Autofill feature to the users. AutoCorrect is one of the most powerful features to correct the misspelled words and typos in your excel spreadsheet. You do not need to correct the word again and again. For this all you need to do is click on the Tools tab and then select AutoCorrect. On the other hand the AutoFill is also a quite handy function to save the precious time.

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6. Display Formulas Excel also offers the great feature to show the formula into your working space in excel. You can toggle between the normal excel display to the display mode where you can show the formula that actually appear within your system. To use this functionally first you need to toggle your excel display then you need to press the formula shortcuts i.e Ctrl + ~. After pressing this combination once, excel will display you the formula of that short instead of the results of the formula. In this way you can practice lots of new formula and learn the shortcuts of these formulas like a pro.

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7. Manage Page Layout Page layout is also crucial when you’re using excel. You’ll have to be sure that your printouts look as good as the display on your screen. For this, you should know how to manage page layout.Y ou can find these options on the Page Layout tab. You can also try some more options on this tab like page numbering, columns, and page borders etc. It help you to see how these functions works .

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8. Practice Simple Math Problems in Excel If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re a beginner to excel then you should need to start excel with basic math. It will help you to handle on typing into Excel. It will also help you to get comfortable with its abilities. Then you can jump into the more complex tasks. One of the basic things you should know about the excel is that the excel always apply the formula by using the equal sign first.

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9. Learn How to Create Tables You can create the table into excel by selecting the data set you want to convert into the table. Then you need include headings. After that choose the “Quick Analysis” option. It pops up at the bottom corner of the selection. From there you need to select the “Table from the “tables” tab in Excel. After creating the table you can also manipulate the data in different ways. For example you can filter and sort the information in different ways as per your requirements.

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10. Learn How to Create Charts If you want to have career excel then you should know how to create charts and graphs in excel. Creating a chart or graphs in excel is quite similar to creating a table. The only difference between them is, you need to decide which type of chart or graph you are going to need or create. Excel also offers some suggestions on how your data will visualize on various graphs. But the final decision is up to you.

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