To start with any program should be its user interface, and Excel is no exception. Start the app, it will automatically create an empty book. First, examine all the tools on the Home tab, and the team is called the Office button in the upper left corner of the window. The toolbar on the other tabs ("Formula", "Data", "Developer") are used as needed to perform certain tasks, and what is on the Home tab, you need to work almost always.
Enter data into multiple cells learn how to move around the sheet not only with the mouse, but the keys on the keyboard. Learn how to edit data in the cell and in the formula bar. Select single cell, row, or column, and examine the commands available in the context menu by right-clicking the mouse on the selection. Check out ready-made formulas and thumbnails of graphs and charts. Examine the formatted cell parameters.
After you learn how to navigate in the document and tools, set a specific goal, for example, output using the formula sum of values in a specified column. Not always hold the confusing and complicated task if you understand the principle and logic elementary operations, it will be easier to achieve results in the future.
Master Excel gradually go from simple to complex. From enter and edit data, go to table design, then review the work with formulas, lists, and databases. Learn how to install add-ins to use the controls, and macros. Importantly, not just learn about the features of the software, but then try to apply them in practice.
It is best to buy a tutorial. It is not only good because it explains the purpose of each button or function. The main value of the tutorial – the availability of jobs that need to perform after each Chapter, it is only practical consolidate the knowledge acquired. If you do not have reference books, use the built-in assistant. It is invoked by pressing F1.