Excel Basics
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Overview

Basics

Navigating in Excel

Data Types

Sorting Data

Alignment & Formatting

Importing & Printing

Functions

Charts & Graphs

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Data Types

Data Types

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  • Labels

    Labels are typically used as column or row headers or simply to identify whatever you have entered into the cell.

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  • Constants

    Constants refer to the (typically) numerical data that you have entered into cells. Constants are the entries in your spreadsheet that are not derived from equations or other analysis tools.

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  • Function & Formulas

    Functions and formulas are expressions that you can use to manipulate or analyze information that you have entered into a cell. These expressions always begin with an = sign.

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