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Unformatted text preview: Instructions for the Microsoft Excel Templates Detail and information on Excel is contained within the manual. Striking the "F1" key or following the path "Windows>Excel Help" will invoke the Office Assistant and bring up one of several help menus. Type your name into the cell to the right of the label "Name." This will be copied by formula to the rest of the pages as req Type the due date of your problem into cell to the right of the label "Date." Type your instructor's name into cell to the right of the label "Instructor." Type the course identifier into cell to the right of the label "Course." The problem is identified in the text of the challenge. In "DATE" cells enter the date in any of several formats and Excel will format it correctly. If more than one page is preformatted into the problem, page breaks are preset and formulas are set to copy the header into the remaining pages. Place the proper account title in the cell where the word "ACCOUNT" appears on the template. Enter a number like 914 to signify units or gallons where the word "NUMBER" appears. Place the explanation for the entry in the cell where the word "EXPLANATION" appears on the template. Insert the account number where "ACCT #" appears on the template during posting. Insert the journal reference where "JOURN #" appears on the template during posting. Insert the title in the cell where "TITLE" appears on the template. The print area is defined to fit onto 8 1/2" X 11" sheets in portrait or landscape mode as required. The gray filled cells define the perimeter of the problem and the print area. The problem is formatted for whole dollars with comma separations (no cents) except where required. The display may have "Freeze Pane" invoked so column titles remain visible during data entry. Negative values may be shown as ($400) vice -$400. Enter a string like: ($259,417 X 12 months) + (0.3651 X 5,434,631) where the word TEXT appears. Place the amount in the cell where the word "AMOUNT" appears on the template. A formula may be placed in some of Write a formula into cells where the word "FORMULA" appears. In these cells, an amount calculated outside of Excel quired.quired....
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- Spring '08