Excel in Business - Chapter One

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/13/09 Updated: 16-August-2008 Chapter One Introduction Or Why are we here, anyway? Excel in Business 5/13/09 Updated: 16-August-2008 Spreadsheets evolved from the green-bar ruled paper sheets used by accountants. They permit the analysis of numbers across a series of rows and columns The first big spreadsheet program was VisiCalc, which ran on the old Apple II. Lotus 1-2-3 was the true ancestor of Excel, the first killer application for the original IBM/Microsoft PC Lotus Development lost focus, and Excel scooped the marketplace, becoming the A Brief History of the Spreadsheet 22 Updated: 16-August-2008 5/13/09 Updated: 16-August-2008 The Windows Office 2007 interface holds consistently across the Excel product. Rows in Excel are numbered starting at 1 and to a maximum of something like 2056. Columns are lettered starting with A and to a maximum of 256 The intersection of a row and a column is a cell, which is where the real action is...
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2008 for the course BUS K201 taught by Professor Zandi during the Fall '08 term at Indiana University South Bend.

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