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Excel 2013 - Level 4 - Formatting and Proofing

Excel is an electronic spreadsheet capable of organising, analysing and presenting data. The basic concept is the same as using a paper spreadsheet with a built-in calculator. The advanced features of Excel allow you to manipulate the data easily and then to graphically present it in a number of attractive formats.

The “Excel 2013 Formatting and Proofing” online course will show you how to use AutoFill and Paste options, modify and group worksheets, apply styles and format worksheets. You will also use proofing tools, Flash Fill and record macros.

Together with our other Excel 2013 courses, this course also supports the background learning for the Microsoft Office Specialist 77-420 exam.

See below for further information.

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Course Content

This Excel 2013 – Level 4 – Formatting and Proofing online course contains the following modules to work through:

  • AutoFill and Paste Options
  • Modifying Worksheets
  • Cell and Table Styles
  • Formatting Worksheets
  • Applying Themes
  • Proofing Tools
  • Flash Fill and Macros
Course Objectives

On completion of this Excel 2013 – Level 4 – Formatting and Proofing online course you will understand:

Creating Cell Data, AutoFill and Paste Options

  • Use AutoFill;
  • Use Paste Options;
  • Perform Operations with Paste Special;
  • Copy Formatting with Paste Special;

Formatting Cells and Worksheets, Modifying Worksheets

  • Hide and Unhide Columns and Rows;
  • Hide and Unhide Worksheets;
  • Group Worksheets;
  • Ungroup Worksheets;
  • Insert Multiple Rows and Columns;
  • Move Rows and Columns;
  • Open New Windows;
  • Arrange Multiple Windows;
  • Hide and Unhide Windows;

Cell and Table Styles

  • Apply Cell Styles;
  • Remove Cell Styles;
  • Create Custom Cell Styles;
  • Apply Custom Cell Styles;
  • Modify Cell Styles;
  • Apply Table Styles;
  • Use the Total Row Option;
  • Name Tables;
  • Use Quick Analysis Tools;

Formatting Worksheets

  • Apply and Remove Backgrounds;
  • Add Header and Footers;
  • Add Washout Images;
  • Resize Images;
  • Change Column Widths;
  • Change Row Heights;
  • Transpose Data;

Applying Themes

  • Apply Themes;
  • Modify Themes;
  • Create and Save Custom Themes;
  • Change the Default Theme;

Proofing and Macros, Proofing Tools

  • Modify Error Checking Settings;
  • Use the Error Checking Tool;
  • Spell Check Worksheets;
  • Use AutoComplete to Enter Data;
  • Use AutoCorrect;
  • Work with AutoCalculate;

Flash Fill and Macros

  • Use Flash Fill;
  • Understand Macros;
  • Record Macros;
  • Assign Shortcut Keys to Macros;
  • Run Macros;
  • Add QAT buttons;
  • Display Shortcut Keys;
  • Change Button Icons;
  • Modify Macro Security Settings.
Course Duration

3 hours and 15 minutes

Course Benefits
  • Simulation training replicates the software you are learning providing a realistic learning experience.
  • Learn how to perform tasks at your own pace and interactively by following easy step-by-step actions.
  • Reinforce your knowledge at the end of each lesson by completing interactive and multiple choice quiz questions.
  • Assess your skills at any time by undertaking the Course Test.
  • Bookmarking allows you to learn in multiple training sessions.
  • Course navigation features allow you to jump directly to specific topics of interest quickly and easily.
  • Designed for people who require initial and refresher training activities.
  • Available on-line 24 hours a day.
  • Version for Mobile Devices.
Payment Options and Discounts

For purchases of 1 to 9 user enrolments select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account.

For a licence for 10 or more user enrolments, discounts, or if you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice, please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected].

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