Slaying Excel Dragons: A Beginners Guide to Conquering Excel's Frustrations and Making Excel Fun

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Tickling Keys, Inc., Feb 1, 2011 - Computers - 532 pages
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This enthusiastic introduction provides support for Excel beginners and focuses on using the program immediately for maximum efficiency. With 1,104 screenshots and explicit information on everything from rows, columns, and cells to subtotaling, sorting, and pivot tables, this guide aims to alleviate the frustrations that come with using the program for the first time. This manual offers strategies for avoiding problems and streamlining efficiency and assists readers from start to finish, turning Excel 2010 novices into experts.

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If you want to know all their is to know about excel, this along with the YouTube videos by the author is all you would ever possibly need to become an expert. The expertise of the author really shows through. This author really knows his excel, and knows how to explain it so it can be easily understood and mastered. The best purchase I ever made.
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How Excel Is Set Up
Keyboard Shortcuts
Data in Excel
Style Formatting and Page Setup
Formulas and Functions
Data Analysis Features
Conditional Formatting
Find and Replace and Go To Features
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About the author (2011)

Mike Girvin teaches finance, accounting, and statistics using Excel at Highline Community College. He has more than 800 Excel how-to videos on YouTube and has been teaching people how to use Excel for the past 8 years. He lives in Seattle, Washington. Bill Jelen is an Excel expert at, a regular on TechTV Canada's Call for Help, and a video podcaster who is regularly listed in the iTunes top 50. He is the author of Excel Gurus Gone Wild, Pivot Table Data Crunching, and 14 titles in the Excel for Professionals series. He lives in Akron, Ohio.

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