Hour 1. Getting Started

The highlights of this hour include the following:

  • What Excel can do for you

  • How to start Excel

  • How to use Excel's toolbars, menus, and dialog boxes

  • Where to find online help

  • The best ways to navigate Excel

  • How to exit Excel

In this hour, you'll start and exit Excel, get a tour of the Excel screen, examine Excel's components such as the toolbars, menus, dialog boxes, and task panes, explore online help, and navigate a workbook and worksheet.

    Part I: Excel Basics