Most people think of rows and columns of data when they think of Excel.
In fact, when many think of Excel, they think of Mark Twain’s saying “Lies,
damned lies, and statistics.” As users of Excel charting, the authors want to
make sure that your data doesn’t fall into the “damned lies” category. We
want you to be able to tell the story from your data in ways that everyone can
Excel 2007 Charts Made Easy is meant to change how you think about the
data and the stories that data tells. In this book, we are going to help you learn
not just how to make...
Excel 2007 is the best new version of Excel.
This book is a short, quick look at Excel 2007 and is designed to introduce
you to its wonderful new features. It was originally conceived to have 25
cool things. In the end, there are 40 chapters. Excel 2007 has so many cool
visual features that I decided to publish the book in color.
The fi rst 20 or so chapters are features that are new in Excel 2007. The
major new stuff is up front, followed by some minor features. Chapters 20-
34 are a mix of features that have been improved, or perhaps old features
The objective of this book is to help financial planners improve
their spreadsheet skills by providing a structured approach to
developing spreadsheets for forecasting, financial planning and
The book assumes that the reader is familiar with the basic operation
of Excel and is not intended for beginners.
The book has been divided into four parts covering the areas of
spreadsheet design for all types of planning, forecasting, business
planning and budgeting.
I n 1989, Bill Jelen took a job in a finance department to maintain a
very expensive reporting tool. When he discovered on day one that
this new tool did not work, he began to learn how to use a $299
spreadsheet program in ways no sane person would ever think to use
it. To the manager who hired him, he now wants to admit that all the
reports that allegedly came out of the $50K 4th GL reporting tool from
1989 through 1994 really were actually produced with Lotus 1-2-3 and,
Thinking he was the smartest spreadsheet guy he knew, Jelen launched
MrExcel.com in 1998 and...
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