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Learning Microsoft Excel 2010 iPad Editions



Learning Microsoft Excel 2010 on iPad

The iPad multi-touch ebook versions of Learning Microsoft Excel 2010 are available from the iTunes iBookstore and there are sample books on their iTunes pages. The links to access the pages on iTunes are:

Learning Microsoft Excel 2010 Module 1

Learning Microsoft Excel 2010 Module 2

Learing Microsoft Excel 2010 on itunes


Support Files are included that provide all the graphics used in the tutorials along with prepared spreadsheet templates so that students do not need to be continually creating spreadsheets from scratch.



Module 1 Chapter Descriptions



Chapter 1: Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel 2010 basics


This chapter introduces:

  • the components of the Excel screen

  • moving around the spreadsheet

  • entering labels and values

  • entering formulas

  • saving and printing



Chapter 2: Formatting Cells


Microsoft Excel 2010 formatting cellsThis chapter introduces the basics of formatting the content of cells: It includes:

  • formatting single cells and groups of cells

  • formatting values to currency and per cent

  • adjusting column widths and row heights

  • using the format cells dialogue bo.

  • approaches for creating spreadsheets

  • using borders

  • wrap text


Chapter 3: Further Formatting


This chapter demonstrates some more detailed cell formatting techniques, such as:

  • using the Format Painter toolMicrosoft Excel 2010 formatting

  • setting borders

  • drawing and erasing borders

  • border styles

  • setting cell shading

  • setting text colour

  • centring across selection

  • text wrapping within cells

  • printing formulas



Chapter 4: Copying Cell Data


Microsoft Excel 2010 copying cell dataThis chapter demonstrates the many cell duplicating commands that Excel provides. It includes:

  • Fill Right, Fill Down and Fill Series

  • AutoFill and AutoFill options

  • Absolute and Relative references

  • the AutoSum command

  • application of the copy commands



Chapter 5: Rearranging Data

Microsoft Excel 2010 edit and sort

This chapter demonstrates how to manage larger spreadsheets and rearrange data within them. It includes:

  • inserting rows and columns

  • editing cells contents

  • sorting labels and values






Chapter 6: Using Worksheets


Microsoft Excel 2010 worksheetsThis chapter demonstrates how to manage spreadsheet files using worksheets. It includes:

  • copying data between worksheets

  • duplicating a worksheet

  • moving worksheets

  • deleting worksheets

  • setting tab colours

  • creating worksheets for Equation Dumps






Chapter 7: Displaying Data in Charts


Microsoft Excel 2010 chartsThis chapter introduces simple chart creation techniques. It includes:

  • setting the chart type

  • setting chart layouts

  • setting chart location

  • modifying charts

  • using the Chart tools

  • changing the chart type

  • exploding pie slices

  • printing charts

  • deleting charts



Chapter 8: More Detailed Charts


Microsoft Excel 2010 column chartsThis chapter demonstrates the more detailed chart techniques, such as:

  • plotting multiple column data

  • changing axis scales

  • formatting columns, axes and walls

  • plotting charting in their own worksheet

  • comparison charts

  • custom charts





Chapter 9: Sparkline Charts


Microsoft Excel 2010 sparkline chartsThis chapter demonstrates the more detailed chart techniques, such as:

  • inserting sparklines on selected cells

  • formatting sparklines

  • sparkline options

  • setting the sparkline type (Line, Column or Win/Loss)

  • autofilling sparklines

  • altering sparkline data




Chapter 10: The Drawing Tools

Microsoft Excel 2010 drawing tools


This chapter demonstrates some of the Drawing Tools that can be used to enhance a spreadsheet's appearance. It includes:

  • shading cells.

  • importing graphics and clip art.

  • using shape tools.

  • adding text to shapes.

  • setting graphics properties

  • using WordArt.

  • using fill effects




Module 1 Project


The multi-user version provides a project for students to apply their spreadsheet skills:. It involves creating a payroll for the EasyTune Car Care company.




Module 2 Chapter Descriptions


Chapter 11: Making Predictions With Excel


Microsoft Excel 2010 goal seekThis chapter covers how to use formulas to predict outcomes. It involves:

  • predicting the income for a motel

  • using manual prediction methods

  • using the Goal Seek command





Chapter 12: Making Decisions With Excel


This chapter introduces the IF command which allows Excel to make decisions. It includes:

  • Microsoft Excel 2010 IF function

    simple IF statements

  • using greater than, less than

  • using greater than or equal to

  • using AND and OR in IF statements

  • Conditional formatting








Chapter 13: Lookup Commands


Microsoft Excel 2010 lookupThis chapter uses for the Lookup command. It includes:

  • the structure of the Lookup command

  • looking up a interest rate table

  • creating an income tax calculation

  • calculating real estate commissions







Chapter 14: Creating Sales Invoices


Microsoft Excel 2010 invoiceThis chapter combines the use of IF and Lookup commands to produce sales invoices. It includes:

  • formatting the invoice

  • naming cells

  • looking up stock values from a table

  • using IF statements to ensure calculations are only carried out when values are entered

  • turning zero values off

  • creating a master invoice

  • setting print areas




Chapter 15: Sharing Data Between Files

Microsoft Excel 2010 linking files

This chapter demonstrates how to link files so that it data is changed in one file other linked files are updated. It includes:

  • naming cells

  • linking an Office file to 3 Department file.

  • editing cells contents

  • looking at all 4 files at once








Chapter 16: Using Macros and Buttons


Microsoft Excel 2010 macros and buttonsThis chapter demonstrates how to create macros and use buttons to run them. It includes:

  • recording macros

  • assigning shapes to run macros

  • editing and deleting macros

  • button properties

  • looking at the macro steps

  • deleting macros








Chapter 17: Payroll Systems


Microsoft Excel 2010 payroll and payslipThis chapter how to create a payroll linked to payslips.
It involves:

  • completing a payroll worksheet

  • linking a payslip worksheet to the payroll

  • using link formulas

  • setting macros and buttons to automate the payslips









Chapter 18: Financial Applications


Microsoft Excel 2010 financial functionsThis chapter demonstrates some examples of financial applications that spreadsheets can be used for, such as:

  • an electronic cheque book

  • a home loan simulator

  • compound interest calculations


















Chapter 19: Date Calculations


Microsoft Excel 2010 date calculationsThis chapter demonstrates some of the some of the calculations that can done on date values.
It includes:

  • a library overdues system

  • extended IF formulas

  • a debt collection system







Chapter 20: Pivot Tables


Microsoft Excel 2010 pivot tableThis chapter demonstrates how to summarise spreadsheet data in Pivot Tables. It includes:

  • selecting the table data

  • creating a Pivot Table in a separate sheet

  • formatting the Pivot Table

  • editing the Pivot Table

  • adding extra fields

  • adjusting fields in the table

  • changing the calculation







Chapter 21: Useful Tools


This chapter demonstrates some useful tools that students can use when creating spreadsheets. It includes:

  • Microsoft Excel 2010 styles

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  • Save options

  • Conditional Formatting

  • style and tables formats

  • custom styles

  • changing styles

  • spell checking




Module 2 Project


The multi-user version provides a project for students to apply their spreadsheet skills. Students are required to create an invoice/stock list system for Quantum Electronics (a stereo systems manufacturer).