Excel spreadsheets do so much, from making lists to crunching numbers to acting as sophisticated flat-file databases. Weai??i??re creating this guide to make sure you master all the essentials and more.Ai??Weai??i??ll add to this guide over time, so bookmark it and come back to keep learning.
We start with the basics:
- How Excel spreadsheets work
- Using Excel’s Help menus
- Excelai??i??s navigation and shortcut keys
- Understanding data filters and data sorts
- Excel formulas and functions: Our best tipsAi??
How Excel spreadsheets work: The basics
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