Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Use Help
Use Help
1 Obtaining Help Using Search Text
Instructions: Perform the following tasks using Excel Help.
1. Use the ‘Type words to search for’ text box to obtain help about landscape printing. Use the
Connection Status menu to search online help if you have an Internet connection.
2. Click ‘Print landscape or portrait’ in the list of links in the search results. Double-click the
Microsoft Offi ce Excel Help window title bar to maximize it. Read and print the information. At
the top of the printout, write down the number of links Excel Help found.
3. Use the Search menu to search for help offl ine. Repeat the search from Step 1. At the top of the
printout, write down the number of links that Excel Help found searching offl ine. Submit the
printouts as specifi ed by your instructor.
4. Use the ‘Type words to search for’ text box to search for information online about adjusting cell
width. Click the ‘Change column width and row height’ link in the search results. If necessary,
maximize the Microsoft Offi ce 2007 Excel Help window. Read and print the contents of the
window. Close the Microsoft Offi ce Excel Help window. Submit the printouts as specifi ed by your
instructor.
5. For each of the following words and phrases, click one link in the search results, click the Show
All link, and then print the page: pie charts; formulas; print preview; Ribbon; data sorting; and
accounting format. Submit the printouts as specifi ed by your instructor.
2 Expanding on Excel Help Basics
Instructions: Use Excel Help to better understand its features and answer the questions listed below.
Answer the questions on your own paper, or submit the printed Help information as specifi ed by your
instructor.
1. Use Help to fi nd out how to customize the Help window. Change the font size to the smallest
option and then print the contents of the Microsoft Offi ce Excel Help window. Change the font
size back to its original setting. Close the window.
2. Press the F1 key. Search for information about tables, restricting the search results to Excel
Templates. Print the fi rst page of the Search results. You must be working online to restrict the
results to Excel templates.
3. Search for information about tables, restricting the search results to Excel Help fi les. Print the fi rst
page of the Search results.
4. Use Excel Help to fi nd out what happened to the Offi ce Assistant, a feature in the previous version
of Excel. Print out the Help document that contains the answer.
 
 
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