Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts

Your visual blueprint for creating dynamic spreadsheets

Author: Paul McFedries

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470892558

Category: Computers

Page: 304

View: 327

Master two of the most powerful features of Excel Even if you use Excel all the time, you may not be up to speed on two of Excel's most useful features. PivotTable and PivotChart turn long lists of unreadable data into dynamic, easy-to-read tables and charts that highlight the information you need most; you can tweak results with a click or easily fuse data from several sources into one document. Now you can learn how to tap these powerful Excel tools with this practical guide. Using a series of step-by-step tutorials and easy-to-follow screenshots, this book shows you in a visual way how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts, use them to analyze business data, and ultimately achieve more with less work. Explains the benefits PivotTables and PivotCharts, two powerful features of Excel that allow users to create dynamic spreadsheets Covers creating and customizing, analyzing business data, building custom calculations, linking to external data sources (including Access databases, Word tables, Web pages, XML data, SQL Server databases, and OLAP cubes), creating macros to automate tasks, and more Uses step-by-step tutorials and easy-to-follow screenshots, a "learn by seeing" approach for visual learners Practical, visual, and packed with content, this is the book you need to ramp up your Excel skills with PivotTables and PivotCharts.
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Excel Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts

Your visual blueprint for creating dynamic spreadsheets

Author: Paul McFedries

Publisher: Visual

ISBN: 9780471784890

Category: Computers

Page: 291

View: 6937

Welcome to the only guidebook series that takes a visual approach to professional-level computer topics. Open the book and you'll discover step-by-step screen shots that demonstrate over 100 key techniques for creating PivotTables and PivotCharts, including: * Building a basic PivotTable? report * Pivoting fields to different areas * Filtering PivotTable data * Organizing PivotTable data into groups * Formatting a PivotTable * Changing the summary calculation * Creating custom calculations * Publishing a PivotTable to the Web * Creating a PivotChart? from a PivotTable * Building a PivotTable from external data "I was stuck on an Excel problem for two days. Finally I opened one of your books, and there was a macro to accomplish exactly what I needed! You made me look good to the boss." --Rob L. Meerscheidt (The Woodlands, TX) * High-resolution screen shots demonstrate each task * Succinct explanations walk you through step by step * Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules * "Apply It" and "Extra" sidebars highlight useful tips
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Excel Data Analysis

Your visual blueprint for analyzing data, charts, and PivotTables

Author: Paul McFedries

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118780329

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 3966

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Pivot Table Data Crunching

Microsoft Excel 2010

Author: Bill Jelen,Michael Alexander

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0789746689

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 3339

PivotTables may be Excel's most powerful feature, but Microsoft has estimated that only 15% of Excel users take advantage of them. That's because PivotTables (and their companion feature, PivotCharts) have a reputation for being difficult to learn. Not any more! In this book, Excel legends Bill Jelen ("MrExcel") and Michael Alexander teach PivotTables and PivotCharts step-by-step, using realistic business scenarios that any Excel user can intuitively understand. Jelen and Alexander go far beyond merely explaining PivotTables and PivotCharts: they present practical "recipes" for solving a wide range of business problems. Drawing on more than 30 combined years of Excel experience, they provide tips and tricks you won't find anywhere else, and show exactly how to sidestep common mistakes. Coverage includes: " Creating PivotTables, customizing them, and changing the way you view them " Performing calculations within PivotTables " Using PivotCharts and other visualizations " Analyzing multiple data sources with PivotTables " Sharing PivotTables with others " Working with and analyzing OLAP data " Making the most of Excel 2010's powerful new PowerPivot feature " Using Excel 2010's Slicer to dynamically filter PivotTables " Enhancing PivotTables with macros and VBA code This book is part of the new MrExcel Library series, edited by Bill Jelen, world-renowned Excel expert and host of the enormously popular Excel help site, MrExcel.com. Teaches PivotTables, PivotCharts, and Excel 2010's new PowerPivot feature through real-world scenarios that make intuitive sense to users at all levels Includes proven PivotTable recipes for instant on-the-job results Helps Excel users avoid common pitfalls and mistakes Part of the brand-new MrExcel Library series, edited by Excel legend Bill Jelen
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Excel Programming

Your visual blueprint for creating interactive spreadsheets

Author: Jinjer Simon

Publisher: Visual

ISBN: 9780764597817

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 6848

Excel(r) Programming 2nd Edition Welcome to the only guidebook series that takes a visual approach to professional-level computer topics. Open the book and you'll discover step-by-step screen shots that demonstrate over 120 key Excel programming techniques, including: * Creating and launching keyboard shortcuts * Setting macro security * Assigning a digital signature * Developing a function with VBA * Displaying a built-in dialog box * Converting a list into an array * Using the msgbox function * Processing a runtime error * Saving a workbook in a specified format * Finding the intersection of two ranges
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Ctrl+Shift+Enter Mastering Excel Array Formulas

Do the Impossible with Excel Formulas Thanks to Array Formula Magic

Author: Mike Girvin

Publisher: Tickling Keys, Inc.

ISBN: 1615473297

Category: Computers

Page: 338

View: 9578

Designed with Excel gurus in mind, this handbook outlines how to create formulas that can be used to solve everyday problems with a series of data values that standard Excel formulas cannot or would be too arduous to attempt. Beginning with an introduction to array formulas, this manual examines topics such as how they differ from ordinary formulas, the benefits and drawbacks of their use, functions that can and cannot handle array calculations, and array constants and functions. Among the practical applications surveyed include how to extract data from tables and unique lists, how to get results that match any criteria, and how to utilize various methods for unique counts. This book contains 529 screen shots.
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101 Ready-To-Use Excel Macros

Author: Michael Alexander

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118330684

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 4423

Save time and be more productive with this helpful guide to Excel macros! While most books about Excel macros offer only minor examples, usually aimed at illustrating a particular topic, this invaluable resource provides you with the tools needed to efficiently and effectively program Excel macros immediately. Step-by-step instructions show you how to create VBA macros and explain how to customize your applications to look and work exactly as you want them to. By the end of the book, you will understand how each featured macro works, be able to reuse the macros included in the book and online, and modify the macro for personal use. Shows you how to solve common problems with the featured macros, even if you lack extensive programming knowledge Outlines a problem that needs to be solved and provides the actual Excel macro, as well as the downloadable code, to solve the problem Provides an explanation of how each macro works and where to use the macro With 101 Ready-to-Use Excel Macros, Microsoft MVP Michael Alexander helps you save time, automate tasks, and ultimately be more productive.
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Excel 2013 Pivot Table Data Crunching

Author: Bill Jelen,Michael Alexander

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0789748754

Category: Computers

Page: 544

View: 1476

PivotTables may be Excel's most powerful feature, but Microsoft has estimated that only 15% of Excel users take advantage of them. That's because PivotTables (and their companion feature, PivotCharts) have a reputation for being difficult to learn. Not any more! In this expert tutorial, Excel legends Bill Jelen ("MrExcel") and Michael Alexander teach PivotTables and PivotCharts step-by-step, using realistic business scenarios that any Excel user can intuitively understand. Jelen and Alexander go far beyond merely explaining PivotTables and PivotCharts: they present practical "recipes" for solving a wide range of business problems. Drawing on more than 35 combined years of Excel experience, they provide tips and tricks readers won't find anywhere else, and show exactly how to sidestep common mistakes. Coverage includes: * Creating PivotTables, customizing them, and changing the way you view them * Performing calculations within PivotTables * Using PivotCharts and other visualizations * Analyzing multiple data sources with PivotTables * Sharing PivotTables with others * Working with and analyzing OLAP data * Making the most of Excel 2013's powerful new PowerPivot feature * Using Excel 2013's Slicer to dynamically filter PivotTables * Enhancing PivotTables with macros and VBA code This book is part of the popular MrExcel's Library series, edited by Bill Jelen, world-renowned Excel expert and host of the world-renowned Excel help site, MrExcel.com.
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101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks and Timesavers

Author: John Walkenbach

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111864218X

Category: Computers

Page: 298

View: 330

Presents a collection of shortcuts and workarounds for Microsoft Excel 2013, covering such topics as formatting, formulas, working with data, tables and pivot tables, and charts and graphs.
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Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Data Analysis

Your Visual Blueprint for Creating and Analyzing Data, Charts, and PivotTables

Author: Denise Etheridge

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470132299

Category: Computers

Page: 289

View: 6931

Provides instructions on using Excel to analyze data, covering such topics as creating formulas, using financial functions, organizing worksheet data, working with PivotTables, and automating with macros.
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Balanced Scorecards and Operational Dashboards with Microsoft Excel

Author: Ron Person

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118610849

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 2865

Learn to maintain and update scorecards and dashboards with Excel Balanced Scorecards and operational dashboards measure organizational performance and Microsoft Excel is the tool used worldwide to create these scorecards and dashboards. This book covers time-proven step-by-step processes on how to guide executive teams and managers in creating scorecards and dashboards. It then shows Excel developers how to create those scorecards and dashboards. This is the only book that converts theory into practice. The author addresses the people and processes you need to identify strategy and operational metrics and then implement them in dashboards in three versions of Excel. You'll learn how balanced scorecards help organizations translate strategy into action and the ways that performance dashboards enable managers monitor operations. Covers Excel 2010 back to Excel 2003 Shows how to develop consensus on strategy and operational plans with the executive teams Details steps in creating tactical action plans Gives step-by-step guidance in creating the most powerful management dashboards Puts over ten years of experience in one book Balanced Scorecards & Operational Dashboards with Microsoft Excel, Second Edition is the ultimate resource for enhancing your strategic and operational performance.
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VBA and Macros

Microsoft Excel 2010

Author: Bill Jelen,Tracy Syrstad

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0789743140

Category: Computers

Page: 630

View: 1337

Use Excel 2010 VBA and macros to automate virtually any routine task, and save yourself hours, days, maybe even weeks. Then learn how to make Excel do things you thought were simply impossible! This book reveals scripting techniques you won't find anywhere else and shows you how to create automated reports that are amazingly powerful and useful. It helps you instantly visualize information so you can understand and act on it. It also shows you how to capture data from anywhere and use it anywhere, and helps you automate Excel 2010's most powerful new features Learning advanced Excel scripting has never been easier You'll find simple, step-by-step instructions, real-world examples and case studies, and 50 workbooks packed with bonus examples, macros, and solutions, straight from MrExcel. About MrExcel Library: Every book in the MrExcel Library pinpoints a specific set of crucial Excel tasks and presents focused skills and examples for performing them rapidly and effectively. Selected by Bill Jelen, Microsoft Excel MVP and mastermind behind the leading Excel solutions website MrExcel.com, these books will
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Microsoft Excel 2010 In Depth

Author: Bill Jelen

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780789744234

Category: Computers

Page: 1152

View: 1262

Excel 2010 In Depth is the beyond-the-basics, beneath-the-surface guide for everyone who wants to streamline their work with Excel 2010, and get more done in less time. Legendary Excel expert Bill Jelen provides specific, tested, proven solutions to the problems Excel users run into every day: challenges other books ignore or oversimplify. Jelen thoroughly covers all facets of working with Excel 2010, and adds new chapters on Excel Web App which allows multiple users to edit a spreadsheet simultaneously. New coverage also includes: Slicer, which offers dynamic filtering of PivotTables; Sparklines, which add data visualization to any cell; Calculation engine which improves the speed and accuracy of math, financial, and statistical functions; and the new version of Solver. As with all In Depth books, Excel 2010 In Depth presents comprehensive coverage, breakthrough techniques, exclusive shortcuts, quick access to information, troubleshooting help for tough problems, and real-world examples with nothing glossed over or left out. Step-by-step instructions with icons guide readers through essential tasks such as designing tables, entering data, importing external data, designing and executing queries, and designing data entry forms and printed reports. Additional chapters on advanced form and report design emphasize data entry efficiency and presentation clarity. By Bill Jelen, aka MrExcel, an Excel MVP and the principal behind the leading Excel website, MrExcel.com Covers all aspects of working with Excel 2010, from its updated Ribbon interface to its breakthrough collaboration and improved business intelligence For everyone who wants to get the most out of Excel 2010, from casual users to corporate professionals
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Excel 2013 In Depth

Author: Bill Jelen

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133259323

Category: Computers

Page: 1248

View: 9779

Get more out of Microsoft Excel® 2013: more productivity and better answers for greater success! Drawing on his unsurpassed Excel experience, Bill Jelen (“Mr Excel”) brings together all the intensely useful knowledge you need: insights, techniques, tips, and shortcuts you just won’t find anywhere else. Excel 2013 In Depth is the fastest, best way to master Excel 2013’s full power; get comfortable with its updated interface; and leverage its new tools for everything from formulas, charts, and functions to dashboards, data visualization, and social media integration. Start by taking a quick “tour” of Excel 2013’s most valuable new features. Then, learn how to Build more trustworthy, error-resistant, flexible, extensible, intelligent, and understandable spreadsheets Get more productive with Excel 2013’s new Start Screen and Timelines Create formulas, charts, subtotals, and pivot tables faster with new Flash Fill and Analysis Lens Quickly apply attractive, consistent formats Master every function you’ll ever need,- including powerful new web services functions Solve real-world business intelligence analysis problems Create amazing PowerPivot data mashups that integrate information from anywhere Use Power View to generate stunningly intuitive maps, dashboards, and data visualizations Share workbooks on the Web and social networks Leverage the improved Excel Web App to create highly interactive web pages and online surveys Automate repetitive functions using Excel macros Supercharge your workbooks with new apps from the Excel App Store Like all In Depth books, Excel 2013 In Depth delivers complete coverage with detailed solutions, and troubleshooting help for tough problems you can’t fix on your own. Whatever you intend to do with Excel 2013, this is the only book you’ll need!
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Excel Dashboards and Reports for Dummies

Author: Michael Alexander

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119076773

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 671

Make the most of your data using the power of Excel When you think of data, do you think of endless rows and columns in spreadsheets? Excel Dashboards and Reports For Dummies, 3rd Edition shows you how to make the most of your data—and puts an end to mind-numbing spreadsheets by exploring new ways to conceptualize and present key information. There's often a gap between handling data and synthesizing it into meaningful reports, and this approachable text bridges this gap with quick and accessible information that answers key questions, like how to meaningfully capture data trends, how to show relationships in data, and when it's better to show variances than actual data values. As a leading spreadsheet application, Microsoft Excel is the go-to data software. This tool allows you to use dashboard reports that leverage gauges, maps, charts, sliders, and other visual elements to present complex data in a manner that's easy to understand. Using Excel dashboards effectively can improve your professional capabilities by leaps and bounds. Analyze and report on large amounts of data in a meaningful way Look at data from different perspectives, and better visualize the information you're presenting by quickly slicing data on the fly Automate redundant reporting and analysis functions, making your data analysis and reporting routine more efficient Create visualizations, dashboards, and what-if analyses that are as visually appealing as they are substantial Excel Dashboards and Reports For Dummies, 3rd Edition is a fantastic resource if you're looking to spice up your reporting!
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MOS 2016 Study Guide for Microsoft Excel Expert

Author: Paul McFedries

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 150930004X

Category: Computers

Page: 192

View: 6356

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Hone your advanced Excel 2016 skills. And earn the credential that proves it! Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Excel! Designed to help you practice and prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Excel Expert 2016 certification, this official Study Guide delivers: In-depth preparation for each MOS objective Detailed procedures to help build the skills measured by the exam Hands-on tasks to practice what you’ve learned Ready-made practice files Sharpen the skills measured by these objectives: Create and Manage Workbooks Apply Custom Formatting and Layouts Create Advanced Formulas Perform Data Analysis Create Advanced Charts and PivotTables
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft Excel 2010

2-in-1

Author: Richard Rost

Publisher: Alpha Books

ISBN: 9781615640744

Category: Computers

Page: 399

View: 729

Guides users through all functions of Microsoft Excel 2010--including formatting, using templates, working with charts, filtering, troubleshooting and much more--and features a companion CD-ROM with a video tutorial and sample spreadsheets.
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MySpace Visual Quick Tips

Author: Paul McFedries,Sherry Willard Kinkoph

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470089695

Category: Computers

Page: 198

View: 689

A compact guide to the social networking sensation sweeping the world MySpace.com is one of the most popular social networking sites on the Internet today with more than 75 million registered users Provides tips, secrets, and tricks to creating and personalising a MySpace profile Offers straightforward descriptions, step-by-step instructions, and full-colour screen shots Includes vital information and safety precautions for parents to keep their children safe from online predators The all-fact, no fluff style is ideal for visual learners who want to get started right away
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Excel Macros For Dummies

Author: Michael Alexander

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119369274

Category: Computers

Page: 312

View: 7316

Save time and be way more productive with Microsoft Excel macros Looking for ready-made Excel macros that will streamline your workflow? Look no further! Excel Macros For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps you save time, automate, and be more productive–even with no programming experience at all. Each chapter offers macros you can implement right away, with practical exercises that extend your knowledge and help you understand the mechanics at work. You'll find over 70 of the most effective Excel macros for solving common problems and explanations of why and where to use each one–plus invaluable guidance and step-by-step instruction for applying them effectively. Microsoft Excel is the world's leading spreadsheet application, and it supports VBA macros that allow you to customize the program and automate many common tasks. In no time, you'll learn how to customize your applications to look and work exactly the way you want them to, with simple, friendly walk-throughs that directly apply to real-world tasks. Follow it through from start to finish, or quickly look up problems as they occur. It's the perfect desk reference for all of your Microsoft Excel macros needs! Immediately implement the given Excel macros Work with workbooks, worksheets, and ranges Clean data, automate reporting, and send email from Excel Streamline your workflow If you have an Excel problem, there's a macro to solve it–and now, you don't need to be a programmer to customize it for your own use!.
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