Upgrading to Excel 2010 Course Outline

Upgrading to Excel 2010



Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Starting Out

What is Microsoft Office Excel 2010?

What's New in Microsoft Office Excel 2010?

Opening Excel

Interacting with Excel

Closing Excel


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Lesson 1.2: Interface Basics

Interface Overview

Understanding and Using Backstage View (File Menu)

Using Standard Tabs

Using Contextual Tabs

Minimizing the Ribbon


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Lesson 1.3: Using the Quick Access Toolbar

The Default QAT Commands

Adding Commands

Removing Commands

Customizing the Toolbar

Resetting Customizations


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Lesson 1.4: Customizing the Ribbon

Getting Started

Adding or Removing Tabs

Arranging Tabs and Groups

Creating New Tabs and Groups

Customizing Group Commands

Resetting Customizations


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: New Workbook Features

Lesson 2.1: Printing your Workbook

Print Commands

Using Print Preview

Changing Basic Print Options

Setting Other Print Options

Setting Printer Properties


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Lesson 2.2: Using File Management Tools

Viewing a Summary of Sharing Issues

Using the Document Inspector

Using the Accessibility Checker

Using the Compatibility Checker

Setting Compatibility Options


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Lesson 2.3: Doing More with Files

Publishing to PDF or XPS

Recovering Unsaved Files

Using Versions

Saving a Workbook to SharePoint Server

Saving a Workbook to Windows Live SkyDrive


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Lesson 2.4: Formatting Pictures

Using the Pictures Mini Toolbar

Correcting Images

Editing a Picture's Background

Advanced Cropping Tools

Managing Images


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Lesson 2.5: Adding Elements to Your Workbook

Inserting a Screenshot

Inserting an Equation

Using the Equation Tools - Design Tab

Creating a Picture-Based SmartArt Diagram


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: New Formatting and Data Management Features

Lesson 3.1: Adding Sparklines

What are Sparklines?

Adding Sparklines

About the Sparkline Tools - Design Tab

Editing Sparkline Data

Removing Sparklines


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Lesson 3.2: Editing Sparklines

Showing and Hiding Data Points

Changing the Style

Changing the Sparkline and Marker Color

Setting Sparkline Options


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Lesson 3.3: Applying Conditional Formatting

Applying Conditional Formatting

Applying Multiple Rule Sets

Creating Custom Rule Sets

Viewing Rules

Managing Rules

Clearing Custom Formatting


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Lesson 3.4: Using Solver

What is Solver?

Installing Solver

Setting up a Worksheet for Solver

Running Solver

Generating Reports and Scenarios with Solver


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Lesson 3.5: Doing More with Solver

Changing Solver Values

Managing Solver Constraints

Choosing a Solving Method

Using Solver as a Goal Seek Tool


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Pivoting Data

Lesson 4.1: Getting Started with PivotTables

What is a PivotTable?

Creating a PivotTable

About the PivotTable Tools Tabs

Using the PivotTable Tools - Options Tab

Using the PivotTable Tools - Design Tab 384

Adding and Removing Data with the Field List

Pivoting Data


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Lesson 4.2: Advanced PivotTable Tasks

Changing the Field List Layout

Filtering Data

Creating a PivotTable Based on External Data

Refreshing External Data

Creating a Slicer

Using the Slicer Tools - Options Tab


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Lesson 4.3: Using PowerPivot

System Requirements

Downloading and Installing PowerPivot

Importing Access Data

Importing Excel Data

Integrating Data with Relationships

Creating a PivotTable with PowerPivot Data


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Lesson 4.4: Getting Started with PivotCharts

Creating a PivotChart from Scratch

Adding Data to Your Chart

Creating a PivotChart from Existing Data

Filtering Data

Pivoting Data


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Lesson 4.5: Advanced PivotChart Tasks

Creating a PivotChart Based on External Data

Creating a Slicer

Creating a PivotTable and PivotChart from a Scenario

Creating PivotCharts with PowerPivot Data


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions


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