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Teach yourself Microsoft Excel 2000
Taylor, Dennis P.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Foster City, Calif. : IDG Books Worldwide, [1999]

Physical Description:
xxi, 358 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Format :


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HF5548.4.M523 T39 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Computer Books

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Looking for quick, solid answers to all your Excel 2000 questions? Find them in Teach Yourself(r) Microsoft(r) Excel 2000. This book skips the technical jargon and gets right to the heart of the matter, saving you time and frustration. Topics covered include: creating, formatting and managing worksheets, performing calculations with formulas and functions, using multisheet workbooks, integrating your data and charts into Web pages, creating stunning 3-D charts, and more.

Author Notes

About the Author Dennis P. Taylor has been involved in various forms of computer education for nearly 20 years. Initially teaching programming languages COBOL and BASIC, he branched into presenting orientation classes to early users of personal computers. As a consultant and teacher focused on business users, he has presented over 2,000 seminars and classes in a variety of computer topics, primarily in the area of desktop software. His clients have included Amoco Oil, IBM, Amgen, US West, Lexmark, Levi Strauss, Texaco, StorageTek, the federal government, and the state of Colorado. Specializing in spreadsheet software, Dennis coauthored five books on Lotus 1-2-3 in the late 1980s and early 1990s. He has written and presented over a dozen videos and CDs on various versions of Microsoft Excel, including Excel 2000, for Keystone Learning Systems. Dennis lives in Boulder, Colorado, and is an avid listener of classical music, especially opera, and spends far too much time reading maps and almanacs, solving math and crossword puzzles, and playing word games. He welcomes comments and suggestions at

Table of Contents

Part I Getting Started with Excel 2000
Chapter 1 Getting Familiar with Excel
Chapter 2 Basic Worksheet Creation
Chapter 3 Formatting Your Worksheet
Chapter 4 Managing Your Files
Chapter 5 Printing
Part II Enhancing Excel Worksheets
Chapter 6 Modifying Your Worksheet
Chapter 7 Using Formulas and Functions
Chapter 8 Using Dates and Times
Chapter 9 Adjusting Window and Worksheet Display
Chapter 10 Working with Multiple-Sheet Workbooks
Chapter 11 Creating Graphics and Pictures
Part III Creating Charts with Excel
Chapter 12 Creating a Chart
Chapter 13 Changing the Look of Your Chart
Chapter 14 Manipulating Chart Data
Part IV Database Applications
Chapter 15 Using Excel for Database Applications
Chapter 16 Using Pivot Tables
Part V Advanced Excel Skills
Chapter 17 Importing, Exporting, and Linking Files
Chapter 18 Hyperlinks and the Internet
Chapter 19 Creating Macros
Personal Workbook Answers