Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Boost Your Efficiency
You can use Microsoft Excel 2007 to work
with numbers. In fact, wherever you use
numbers — doing taxes, running a small
business, maintaining a budget, or anything
else — Excel can help make your work easier,
quicker, and more accurate.
or more values you have entered. This chapter
will show you how to use the AutoFills that
come standard with Excel and how to create
your own AutoFills.
You can use grouping and outlining to hide
parts of your worksheet, enabling you to focus
in on the data in which you are interested,
thereby making data analysis easier. This
chapter steps you through the process of
grouping and outlining.
Excel 2007 provides you with many ways to
enter, present, explore, and analyze data. This
chapter focuses on ways in which you can
boost your efficiency when using Excel. You
learn how to use the Excel AutoFill feature, to
group and outline, to check the accuracy of
your data and more.
Sometimes you may want to double-check the
accuracy of your data. One of the final tasks in
this chapter teaches you how you can increase
the accuracy of your data entry by letting
Excel read back your data to you.
The AutoFill feature enables you to fill a row or
column quickly with a series of values,
numbers, dates, or times generated from one