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standards for essential computer skills

Microsoft excel

See below to learn about all of the learning opportunities we provide for learning how to run Microsoft Excel!

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1. Create headings and freeze them.
2. Enter data in a cell.
3. Copy and move cell entries.
4. Insert and delete rows and columns.
5. Write a formula in the formula bar (-, +, *, /).
6. Select a range.
7. Open and close a workbook.
8. Save a workbook, being intentional about name and location.
9. Identify parts of Excel Screen: ribbon, formula bar, active cell, name box, column letter, row number, Quick Access Toolbar.
10. Locate a specific cell.
11. Format cells and text: bold, underline, size, merge and center, wrap text, number (currency, time, percentages, etc.)
12. Adjust row and column size.
13. Identify worksheet tabs, create a new tab, rename tabs, and rearrange tabs.
14. Use Auto Fill and AutoSum (Sum, Average, etc.) and understand the differences between them.
15. Sort (least to greatest, alphabetically, etc.) and filter data.
16. Insert a chart to display data.
17. Select a print area, choose page orientation, and print.

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