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Microsoft Excel 2016, Part 1: Get Acquainted with the Environment

with expert Leeanne McManus


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Course at a glance


Release date 4/6/2017
Level Beginner
Runtime 1h 54m
Closed captioning N/A
Transcript N/A
eBooks / courseware N/A
Hands-on labs N/A
Sample code Included
Exams Included


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Course description

In this introductory course, Microsoft Office expert LeeAnne McManus will walk through the fundamental features of Excel including navigating the ribbon tabs and utilizing different view options. Along with additional basic user interface overviews, it will also guide you through creating visually-stimulating documents from scratch or from templates.

Prerequisites

This course assumes that students are familiar with the basic use of Windows and common use of the mouse and keyboard. No prior experience with Excel is assumed.

Learning Paths

This course is part of the following LearnNowOnline SuccessPaths™:
Microsoft Office Fundamentals

Meet the expert

Leeanne McManus Leeanne McManus is a nationally renowned trainer, facilitator, and productivity expert who has conducted thousands of sessions over the past decade. While widely recognized for helping end-users, departments, and organizations learn how to maximize their software products, most notably Office 365 and Adobe, Leeanne also facilitates sessions to enhance productivity and performance through soft skills development. Her professional background includes Human Resources, Operations, and Talent and Development.


Course outline



Getting Started

Getting Started (32:44)
  • Introduction (00:23)
  • Description of Excel (03:32)
  • Audience (00:58)
  • The Excel Interface (01:27)
  • Documents (01:01)
  • Navigating the Ribbon Tabs (01:48)
  • The Quick-Access Toolbar (00:49)
  • Contextual Ribbon Tabs (01:36)
  • Status Bar (00:53)
  • Changing Views (00:37)
  • Demo: Ribbon Tabs (05:21)
  • Demo: More Ribbon Tabs (04:21)
  • Demo: Quick Access Toolbar (03:45)
  • Demo: Status Bar (05:27)
  • Summary (00:40)
Sign in to Office 365 (07:45)
  • Introduction (00:19)
  • Sign in to Office 365 (02:11)
  • Demo: Office 365 (04:56)
  • Summary (00:17)
Drop Down, Dialog, & Gallery (10:28)
  • Introduction (00:29)
  • Understanding Drop Downs (01:25)
  • Opening a Dialog Box (00:55)
  • Expanding Galleries (00:48)
  • Demo: Cell Formatting (04:27)
  • Demo: Other Drop Downs (02:01)
  • Summary (00:20)
Understanding the Backstage (13:19)
  • Introduction (00:33)
  • Understanding the Backstage (01:42)
  • Demo: Backstage (05:34)
  • Demo: More Backstage (05:07)
  • Summary (00:21)

Customization

Templates (09:51)
  • Introduction (00:24)
  • Start New or with a Template (00:38)
  • Demo: Template (04:35)
  • Demo: Finding Templates (03:58)
  • Summary (00:15)
Customization (27:56)
  • Introduction (00:18)
  • Customizing the Environment (00:48)
  • Show or Hide the Ribbon (00:44)
  • Customize the Ribbon (00:27)
  • Customize the QAT (00:32)
  • Options Dialog Box (00:25)
  • Demo: Show/Hide Ribbon (02:45)
  • Demo: Quick Access Toolbar (06:17)
  • Demo: More Commands (06:07)
  • Demo: Customize the Ribbon (03:14)
  • Demo: Other Excel Options (05:55)
  • Summary (00:17)
Select, Edit, and Modify (12:23)
  • Introduction (00:18)
  • Select, Edit & Modify Content (00:40)
  • Mini Toolbar Formatting (01:19)
  • Quick Clicks for Fast Modify (00:41)
  • Quick Preview (00:58)
  • Demo: Mini Toolbar (04:13)
  • Demo: Quick Preview (03:52)
  • Summary (00:18)