Lesson 1 - Excel 2003 Lesson 1: Identifying basic parts of...

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Excel 2003 Lesson 1: Identifying basic parts of the Excel window Page 1 Microsoft Excel 2003 is a spreadsheet application in the Microsoft Office Suite. A spreadsheet is an accounting program for the computer. Spreadsheets are primarily used to work with numbers and text. Spreadsheets can help organize information, like alphabetizing a list of names or ordering records, or calculate and analyze information using mathematical formulas. By the end of this lesson, students should be able to: Identify the parts of the Excel window Understand the differences between a Workbook and a Worksheet Understand a cell and its importance to Excel Move around a workbook Page 2 The Excel Window Many items you see on the Excel 2003 screen are standard in most other Microsoft software programs like Word, PowerPoint and previous versions of Excel. Some elements are specific to this version of Excel.
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Workbook Also called a spreadsheet, the Workbook is a unique file created by Excel. Title bar The Title bar displays both the name of the application and the name of the spreadsheet. Menu bar The Menu bar displays all the menus available for use in Excel 2003. The contents of any menu can be displayed by clicking on the menu name with the left mouse button. Toolbar
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Some commands in the menus have pictures or icons associated with them. These pictures may also appear as shortcuts in the Toolbar. Column Headings
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