Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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For an introduction
to Windows 7 and
how to perform basic
Windows 7 tasks, read
the Ofi ce 2010 and
Windows 7 chapter at
the beginning of this
book, where you can
learn how to resize
create folders, move
and rename i les, use
Windows Help, and
With a good understanding of the requirements document, an understanding of the
necessary decisions, and a sketch of the worksheet, the next step is to use Excel to create
the worksheet and chart.
To Start Excel
If you are using a computer to step through the project in this chapter and you want
your screens to match the i gures in this topic, you should change your screen’s resolution
768. For information about how to change a computer’s resolution, refer to the
Ofi ce 2010 and Windows 7 chapter at the beginning of this topic.
The following steps, which assume Windows 7 is running, start Excel based on
a typical installation. You may need to ask your instructor how to start Excel for your
computer. For a detailed example of the procedure summarized below, refer to the Ofi ce
2010 and Windows 7 chapter.
Click the Start button on the Windows 7 taskbar to display the Start menu.
The Ribbon and Screen
Excel may change how
the groups and buttons
within the groups appear
on the Ribbon, depending
on the computer’s screen
resolution. Thus, your
Ribbon may look different
from the ones in this
book if you are using a
screen resolution other
Type Microsoft Excel as the search text in the ‘Search programs and i les’ text
box and watch the search results appear on the Start menu.
Click Microsoft Excel 2010 in the search results on the Start menu to start Excel and display
a new blank workbook in the Excel window.
If the Excel window is not maximized, click the Maximize button next to the Close button
on its title bar to maximize the window.