Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
With a solid 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
Table 3 – 1 Modern Music Shops Six-Month Financial Projections Data
and What-If Assumptions
Projected Monthly Total Sales Revenues
Research and Development
Sales Revenue for Bonus
Support, General, and Administrative
To Start Excel
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
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
Introduction to 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 com-
puter. For a detailed example of the procedure summarized below, refer to the Ofi ce 2010
and Windows 7 chapter at the beginning of this topic.
Click the Start button on the Windows 7 taskbar to display the Start menu.
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.