Longmont Computer Physicians learning series – Learn how to use and work with Excel 365 from Microsoft Office. This is an in-depth beginner class and part one of 3 courses Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced. This course covers new features of Excel 365, Starting up and working with Excel, creating new workbooks, Organizing your worksheet, Basic formulas, Using templates and themes, and a downloadable Test Quiz is included at the end.

This Excel 365 class is taught by a Microsoft Certified Professional and Comptia A+ Computer consultant from Longmont, Colorado. He has been the President and owner of Computer Physicians, a Longmont, CO computer repair, networking and software company for the past 20 years. He has 3 college degrees in computers which include computer science, programming, networking and GIS. He has programmed, designed, and created professional software programs. He has helped and taught over 3,000 clients how to use Microsoft computer software, hardware and peripherals in Longmont, Boulder, Denver, Erie Colorado as well as across the country.

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Chapter 1: New Features for 365 |

Overview |

How Excel is different from older versions |

What is new in Excel 365 |

How new features are added |

365 using Office and Excel |

365 in the Cloud |

Example of a Excel wookbook/worksheet |

Chapter 2: Starting up Excel |

Overview |

Opening up a workbook and worksheet |

The Excel Screen |

Difference between a workbook, worksheet and spreadsheet |

cells, gridlines, entering data, sheet tabs |

The Title bar, Quick access tool bar and namebox |

File tab, backstage minitool bar |

Customizing and using the Ribbon and KeyTips |

Finding and replacing data, undo/redo, copy and paste, selecting cells |

scrolling, adjusting columns, rows |

inserting and deleting rows and columns, adjusting cells |

Using Autofill |

Using Comments |

The file, view tab, workbook window, status bar |

zoom slider |

font styles and effects |

Chapter 3: Creating new workbooks |

Overview |

Entering text, numbers and dates |

Editing data |

More on Editing data |

Designing borders and backgrounds |

opening and saving workbooks |

excel file formats |

using conditional formatting |

Chapter 4: Organizing your worksheet |

Overview |

Freeze panes |

Split panes |

creating, renaming hiding, unhiding worksheets |

Format Painter |

Alignment and wrap text |

Formatting numbers and dates |

copying and moving worksheets |

hiding and unhiding rows and columns |

copying and pasting data numbers, using paste special |

Chapter 5: Basic Formulas |

Overview |

Formulas and functions |

Creating basic formulas |

Sum a column of numbers, autosum |

copying a formula to other cells |

simple formula syntax |

inserting functions |

auto calculate |

add, subtract, multiply and divide cells |

editing a range of cells |

Chapter 6: Using a Template |

Overview |

Creating and using templates |

Applying styles and themes |

Conclusion |