The important stuff you need to know:
- Go from novice to ace. Learn how to analyze your data, from writing your first formula to charting your results.
- Illustrate trends. Discover the clearest way to present your data using Excel’s new Quick Analysis feature.
- Broaden your analysis. Use pivot tables, slicers, and timelines to examine your data from different perspectives.
- Import data. Pull data from a variety of sources, including website data feeds and corporate databases.
- Work from the Web. Launch and manage your workbooks on the road, using the new Excel Web App.
- Share your worksheets. Store Excel files on SkyDrive and collaborate with colleagues on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
- Master the new data model. Use PowerPivot to work with millions of rows of data.
- Make calculations. Review financial data, use math and scientific formulas, and perform statistical analyses.
About the Author
Matthew MacDonald is a science and technology writer with well over a dozen books to his name. Web novices can tiptoe out onto the Internet with him in Creating a Website: The Missing Manual. HTML fans can learn about the cutting edge of web design in HTML5: The Missing Manual. And human beings of all description can discover just how strange they really are in the quirky handbooks Your Brain: The Missing Manual and Your Body: The Missing Manual.