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State of New Jersey, Civil Service Commission
Governor Chris Christie • Lt.Governor Kim Guadagno
 
 

Teaches the basic functions and features of Excel. After an introduction to spreadsheet terminology and Excel's window components, students will learn how to use the Help system and navigate worksheets and workbooks. Then they will enter and edit text, values, formulas, and pictures, and they will save workbooks in various formats. Students will also move and copy data, learn about absolute and relative references, and work with ranges, rows, and columns. This course also covers simple functions, basic formatting techniques, and printing. Finally, students will create and modify charts, and learn how to manage large workbooks.

Unit 1: Getting started
Topic A: Spreadsheet terminology
Topic B: Exploring the Excel window
Topic C: Getting help
Topic D: Navigating workbooks

Unit 2: Entering and editing data
Topic A: Entering and editing text and values
Topic B: Entering and editing formulas
Topic C: Working with pictures
Topic D: Saving and updating workbooks

Unit 3: Modifying a worksheet
Topic A: Moving and copying data
Topic B: Moving and copying formulas
Topic C: Absolute and relative references
Topic D: Inserting and deleting ranges, rows, and columns

Unit 4: Using functions
Topic A: Entering functions
Topic B: AutoSum
Topic C: Other useful functions

Unit 5: Formatting worksheets
Topic A: Formatting text
Topic B: Formatting rows and columns
Topic C: Formatting numbers
Topic D: Conditional formatting
Topic E: Copying formats and applying table formats

Unit 6: Printing
Topic A: Preparing to print
Topic B: Page Setup options
Topic C: Printing worksheets

Unit 7: Creating charts
Topic A: Chart basics
Topic B: Modifying charts
Topic C: Printing charts

Unit 8: Managing large workbooks
Topic A: Viewing large worksheets
Topic B: Printing large worksheets
Topic C: Using multiple worksheets

 
 
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