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Basic tasks in Excel Applies To: Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2010
Excel is an incredibly powerful tool for getting meaning out of vast amounts of data. But it also works really well for simple calculations and tracking almost any kind of information. The key for unlocking all that potential is the grid of cells. Cells can contain numbers, text, or formulas. You put data in your cells and group them in rows and columns. That allows you to add up your data, sort and filter it, put it in tables, and build great-looking charts. Let’s go through the basic steps to get you started. Create a new workbook Enter your data Apply cell borders Apply cell shading Use AutoSum to add your data Create a simple formula Apply a number format Put your data in a table Show totals for your numbers using Quick Analysis Add meaning to your data using Quick Analysis Show your data in a chart using Quick Analysis Sort your data Filter your data Save your work Print your work Activate and use an add-in Find and apply a template
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