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: 3210

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: 3646

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

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MySpace Visual Quick Tips

Author: Paul McFedries,Sherry Willard Kinkoph

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470089695

Category: Computers

Page: 198

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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 Programming

Your visual blueprint for creating interactive spreadsheets

Author: Jinjer Simon

Publisher: Visual

ISBN: 9780764597817

Category: Computers

Page: 352

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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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Pivot Table Data Crunching

Microsoft Excel 2010

Author: Bill Jelen,Michael Alexander

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0789746689

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 6922

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 2013 Pivot Table Data Crunching

Author: Bill Jelen,Michael Alexander

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133259331

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 2212

CRUNCH ANY DATA, FROM ANY SOURCE, QUICKLY AND EASILY, WITH EXCEL 2013 PIVOT TABLES! Use Excel 2013 pivot tables and pivot charts to produce powerful, dynamic reports in minutes instead of hours… understand exactly what’s going on in your business… take control, and stay in control! Even if you’ve never created a pivot table before, this book will help you leverage all their amazing flexibility and analytical power. In just the first seven chapters, you learn how to generate complex pivot reports complete with drill-down capabilities and accompanying charts. Then, you go even further, discovering how to build a comprehensive, dynamic pivot table reporting system for any business task or function. Learning advanced pivot table and pivot chart techniques for Excel 2013 or the newest Office 365 has never been easier. You’ll find simple, step-by-step instructions, real-world case studies, even complete, easy recipes for solving your most common business analysis problems. • Create, customize, and change your pivot tables and pivot charts • Transform gigantic data sets into crystal-clear summary reports • Summarize and analyze data even faster with new Excel 2013 recommended pivot tables • Instantly highlight your most (and least) profitable customers, products, or regions • Quickly filter pivot tables using slicers • Use dynamic dashboards using Power View to see exactly where your business stands right now • Revamp analyses on the fly by simply dragging and dropping fields • Build dynamic self-service reporting systems your entire team can use • Use PowerPivot or the Data Model to create pivot tables from multiple data sources and worksheets • Work with and analyze OLAP data, and much more 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 • Dramatically increase your productivity—saving you 50 hours a year or more • Present proven, creative strategies for solving real-world problems • Show you how to get great results, no matter how much data you have • Help you avoid critical mistakes that even experienced users make CATEGORY: Spreadsheets COVERS: Microsoft Office Excel 2013
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Microsoft Excel 2010 In Depth

Author: Bill Jelen

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780789744234

Category: Computers

Page: 1152

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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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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: 1870

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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ASP.NET 2.0

Your Visual Blueprint for Developing Web Applications

Author: Chris Love

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470010010

Category: Computers

Page: 339

View: 7139

A guide to ASP.NET 2.0 covers such topics as writing and reading user cookies, displaying data in GridView, formatting the CreateUser Wizard, using nesting master pages, and building a Web service.
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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

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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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Windows Vista Sidebar

Your Visual Blueprint for Developing Cool Gadgets for the Windows OS

Author: Dave Konopka

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470043946

Category: Computers

Page: 320

View: 3122

Enhanced by more than five hundred oversized, annotated screenshots, a visual handbook explains how users can create a variety of Windows Vista gadgets customized to meet the needs of each individual Vista user, featuring clear, easy-to-follow instructions, concise examples, tips, and techniques for developing gadgets for both Sidebar and SideShow, adding RSS feeds, and more. Original. (All Users)
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101 Ready-To-Use Excel Macros

Author: Michael Alexander

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118330684

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 1822

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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101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks and Timesavers

Author: John Walkenbach

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111864218X

Category: Computers

Page: 298

View: 4783

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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Excel Data Analysis For Dummies

Author: Stephen L. Nelson,E. C. Nelson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119077168

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 5456

Want to take the guesswork out of analyzing data? Let Excel do all the work for you! Data collection, management and analysis is the key to making effective business decisions, and if you are like most people, you probably don't take full advantage of Excel's data analysis tools. With Excel Data Analysis For Dummies, 3rd Edition, you'll learn how to leverage Microsoft Excel to take your data analysis to new heights by uncovering what is behind all of those mind-numbing numbers. The beauty of Excel lies in its functionality as a powerful data analysis tool. This easy-to-read guide will show you how to use Excel in conjunction with external databases, how to fully leverage PivotTables and PivotCharts, tips and tricks for using Excel's statistical and financial functions, how to visually present your data so it makes sense, and information about the fancier, more advanced tools for those who have mastered the basics! Once you're up to speed, you can stop worrying about how to make use of all that data you have on your hands and get down to the business of discovering meaningful, actionable insights for your business or organization. Excel is the most popular business intelligence tool in the world, and the newest update – Microsoft Excel 2016 – features even more powerful features for data analysis and visualization. Users can slice and dice their data and create visual presentations that turn otherwise indecipherable reports into easy-to-digest presentations that can quickly and effectively illustrate the key insights you are seeking. Fully updated to cover the latest updates and features of Excel 2016 Learn useful details about statistics, analysis, and visual presentations for your data Features coverage of database and statistics functions, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, and optimization modeling with Solver Helps anyone who needs insight into how to get things done with data that is unwieldy and difficult to understand With Excel Data Analysis For Dummies, 3rd Edition, you'll soon be quickly and easily performing key analyses that can drive organizational decisions and create competitive advantages.
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Excel Dashboards and Reports for Dummies

Author: Michael Alexander

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119076773

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 3834

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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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: 7386

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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Microsoft Excel VBA Programming for the Absolute Beginner

Author: Duane Birnbaum,Michael A. Vine

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1598637630

Category: Computers

Page: 544

View: 4456

If you are new to programming with Microsoft Excel VBA and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science professors, books in the "for the absolute beginner" series teach the principles of programming throug
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HTML5

Your visual blueprint for designing rich Web pages and applications

Author: Adam McDaniel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111820476X

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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