Bailey Hughes

What Is Excel?

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet application developed by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows or Mac OS

It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications

5 Ways to use in the Business World

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Excel spreadsheets are commonly used across business to display financial information and other data relevant to the running of the business.

Build Great Charts!

Allows Business members to unlock potential of their data. They can use charts and formulas across a grid of cells.

Data is inserted into individual cells in rows or columns, allowing it to be sorted and filtered, and then displayed in a visual presentation. Using pie charts, graphs and clustered columns adds meaning to data, which otherwise may just exist as row after row of numbers.

Use Conditional Formatting

They can change the color and format of text and charts. this could be useful when presenting accounting information, such as the pre-tax profit and the balance being carried forward by the company. Users can select an appropriate coloring scheme via the Quick Analysis button, and then by utilizing the Formatting tab.

Help Identifying Trends

When identifying data in charts it can be helpful to bring information from various files and documents together, so that it exists in a single location. As well as raw data and information from other spreadsheets, it is possible to import text and images.

Online Access

Business leaders and employees have access to the program from a range of devices, from almost any location. Providing they have a web-enabled PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet it should be possible to access Excel, making remote and mobile working viable.

Screenshot of Excel

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