Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
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
Table 3–1 Campus Clothiers Semiannual Financial
Projections Data and What-If Assumptions
Projected Monthly Total Net
Research and Development
Revenue for Bonus
Support, General, and Administrative
To Start Excel
If you are using a computer to step through the project in this chapter and you want
your screen to match the ﬁ gures in this topic, you should change your computer’s reso-
lution to 1024
768. For information about how to change a computer’s resolution, see
page APP 36 in Appendix E.
The following steps, which assume Windows Vista is running, start Excel based on
a typical installation of Microsoft Ofﬁ ce on your computer. You may need to ask your
instructor how to start Excel for your computer.
Note: If you are using Windows XP, see Appendix F for alternate steps.
1 Click the Start button on the Windows Vista taskbar to display the Start menu.
2 Click All Programs at the bottom of the left pane on the Start menu to display the All
3 Click Microsoft Ofﬁ ce in the All Programs list to display the Microsoft Ofﬁ ce list.
4 Click Microsoft Ofﬁ ce Excel 2007 to start Excel and display a blank worksheet in the Excel
5 If the Excel window is not maximized, click the Maximize button next to the Close button
on its title bar to maximize the window.
6 If the worksheet window in Excel is not maximized, click the Maximize button next to the
Close button on its title bar to maximize the worksheet window within Excel.