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Microsoft Office Excel 2019: Part 1

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Microsoft Excel



  • Microsoft Office Excel 2019: Part 1


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  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Microsoft Excel

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  • This course is best suited for students looking to further their experience with Microsoft Office or Microsoft Excel. 

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Course Overview

This course will introduce students to Microsoft Office Excel 2019, and teach students about performing calculations, modifying a worksheet, formatting a worksheet, printing workbooks, managing workbooks, adding borders and colors to worksheets, and basic Excel customization.

Chapter 01 - Getting Started with Microsoft Office Excel 2019

  • Topic A: Navigate the Excel User Interface
  • Spreadsheets, Worksheets, and Workbooks
  • Cells and Ranges, Cell and Range References
  • The General Excel UI
  • The Workbook and Worksheet UI Elements
  • Excel Window Commands
  • The Backstage View, Mouse Navigation, Mouse Cursor Icons
  • Keyboard Navigation, The Active Cell, Basic Data Entry
  • Demo - Navigating the Excel User Interface
  • Topic B: Use Excel Commands
  • The Ribbon, The Ribbon Tabs, Tell Me, ScreenTips and KeyTips
  • The Quick Access Toolbar, The Mini Toolbar and Context Menus
  • Demo - Using Excel Commands
  • Topic C: Create and Save a Basic Workbook
  • The New Tab, Excel 2019 File Formats
  • The Save and Save As Commands, The Save As Screen
  • Compatibility Mode, The Convert Option, The Compatibility Checker
  • Demo - Creating and Saving a Basic Workbook
  • Topic D: Enter Cell Data, It's Not WYSIWYG
  • Data Types, The Cut, Copy, and Paste Commands
  • Drag-and-Drop Cut and Paste
  • The Undo and Redo Commands
  • The AutoFill Feature
  • AutoFill Options, Flash Fill, The Clear Command
  • Demo - Entering Cell Data
  • Topic E: Use Excel Help, The Help Task Pane
  • Demo - Using Excel Help

Chapter 02 - Performing Calculations

  • Topic A: Create Worksheet Formulas
  • Excel Formulas, The Formula Bar
  • A Basic Mathematical Formula, Elements of Excel Formulas
  • The Order of Operations, Reference Operators
  • Intersection Operator Example
  • Demo - Creating Worksheet Formulas
  • Topic B: Insert Functions
  • Functions, The Function Library Group
  • The Insert Function Dialog Box
  • The Function Arguments Dialog Box
  • Graphical Cell and Range Reference Entry
  • The AutoSum Feature, Other Commonly Used Functions
  • Basic Function Syntax, The Formula AutoComplete Feature
  • The Arguments Tooltip, Demo - Inserting Functions
  • Topic C: Reuse Formulas and Functions
  • Formulas and the Cut, Copy, and Paste Commands
  • The Paste Options, The Paste Special Dialog Box
  • Relative References, Absolute References, Mixed References
  • AutoFill and Formulas, Worksheet References
  • Excel Errors and Display Issues, Error Indicators
  • Demo - Reusing Formulas and Functions

Chapter 03 - Modifying a Worksheet

  • Topic A: Insert, Delete, and Adjust Cells, Columns, and Rows
  • The Insert and Delete Options
  • Manual Width and Height Adjustments
  • Manual Fit, The AutoFit Feature
  • The Row Height and Column Width Dialog Boxes
  • The Hide and Unhide Commands
  • Demo - Adjusting Cells, Columns, and Rows
  • Topic B: Search for and Replace Data
  • The Find Command, The Replace Command
  • The Go To Dialog Box, The Go To Special Dialog Box
  • Demo - Searching for and Replacing Data
  • Topic C: Use Proofing and Research Tools
  • The Spelling Dialog Box, The Thesaurus Task Pane
  • The Smart Lookup Task Pane
  • Demo - Checking the Spelling in a Worksheet

Chapter 04 - Formatting a Worksheet

  • Topic A: Apply Text Formats 
  • Fonts, The Font Group, Live Preview
  • The Format Cells Dialog Box, The Colors Dialog Box 
  • Hyperlinks, The Insert/Edit Hyperlink Dialog Box 
  • The Format Painter, Demo - Formatting Text in a Worksheet 
  • Topic B: Apply Number Formats, Number Formats, Number Format Tab 
  • Custom Number Formats, Demo - Applying Number Formats 
  • Topic C: Align Cell Contents 
  • Alignment Options, Orientation Options, The Indent Commands 
  • The Wrap Text Command, The Merge & Center Options 
  • Demo - Aligning Cell Contents 
  • Topic D: Apply Styles and Themes 
  • Cell Styles, Galleries, The Style Dialog Box 
  • The Merge Styles Dialog Box, Themes, Theme Components 
  • Guidelines for Using Themes 
  • Demo - Applying Cell Styles and Themes 
  • Topic E: Apply Basic Conditional Formatting 
  • Conditional Formatting, The Conditional Formatting Dialog Boxes 
  • The Highlight Cells Rules, The Top/Bottom Rules, Data Bars 
  • Demo - Applying Basic Conditional Formatting, Color Scales, Icon Sets 
  • Topic F: Create and Use Templates 
  • Templates, Templates and the Backstage View 
  • Demo - Creating a Template

Chapter 05 - Printing Workbooks

  • Topic A: Preview and Print a Workbook 
  • The Print Tab, Print Settings, Page Orientation, Margins 
  • Demo - Configuring and Previewing a Print Job 
  • Topic B: Set Up the Page Layout, Print Preview 
  • The Page Setup Dialog Box, The Print Area
  • The Print Titles Command, Page Breaks 
  • Workbook Views, Page Break Preview View 
  • Demo - Setting Up the Page Layout 
  • Topic C: Configure Headers and Footers 
  • Headers and Footers, Page Layout View, Contextual Tabs 
  • The Header & Footer Tools Contextual Tab 
  • The Header and Footer Dialog Boxes 
  • Demo - Configuring Headers and Footers

Chapter 06 - Managing Workbooks

  • Topic A: Manage Worksheets
  • Methods of Inserting and Deleting Worksheets
  • Tab Formatting Options, Drag to Reposition Worksheets
  • The Move or Copy Dialog Box
  • The Hide and Unhide Worksheet Options
  • Demo - Managing Worksheets
  • Topic B: Manage Workbook and Worksheet Views
  • Custom Views, The Add View Dialog Box, The Split Command
  • The Freeze Panes Options, The New Window Command
  • The Arrange All Command, The Arrange Windows Dialog Box
  • The View Side by Side Command, The Switch Windows Command
  • Demo - Managing Workbook and Worksheet Views
  • Topic C: Manage Workbook Properties
  • Workbook Properties in the Backstage View
  • The Properties Dialog Box, Custom Workbook Properties
  • Demo - Managing Workbook Properties

Chapter 07 - Adding Borders and Colors to Worksheets

  • Topic A: Add Borders and Colors to Worksheets
  • The Borders Drop-Down Menu
  • The Border Tab, Border Options,
  • Fill Options,
  • The Fill Tab
  • Sheet Backgrounds
  • Chapter 07 Review 

Chapter 08 - Basic Excel Customization 

  • Topic A: Customize General Options and the Excel UI 
  • The Excel Options Dialog Box 
  • The Customize Ribbon Tab 
  • The Customize the Ribbon List Hierarchy 
  • The Quick Access Toolbar Tab 
  • The Customize Quick Access Toolbar Menu 
  • Chapter 08 Review 
  • Course Closure