# The Excel Project: Excel for Accountants, Business People... from the Beginning Duncan Williamson

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4 SUM, AVERAGE, MIN and MAX. Here is a screenshot of what you need to do first, set up a blank worksheet like this: In cell A6 enter =sum(a1:a5) <Enter> to add together all of the numbers in the range A1 to A5 A7 enter =average(a1:a5) <Enter> to find the average of all of the numbers in the range A1 to A5 A8 enter =min(a1:a5) <Enter> to find the smallest of all of the numbers in the range A1 to A5 A9 enter =max(a1:a5) <Enter> to find the largest of all of the numbers in the range A1 to A5 After you have finished, put your cursor back in cell A6 and you will see that Excel has automatically capitalised the word SUM and the range A1:A5... and AVERAGE(A1:A5)... and MIN... and MAX... it ALWAYS does this and there is no need for you to type in capitals. Notice how Excel deals with ranges: rather than writing out A1 to A5 or from A1 to A5 or all of the numbers in the range A1 to A5 inclusive, it just puts the first cell in the range and the last cell in the range and separates them with a colon... A1:A5 Try it! Use the spreadsheet you have used in the previous example to find the sum, average, minimum and maximum values in the range C1:C5, as follows: Page 4 of 15

5 Your answers should be: Sum 385 Average 77 Minimum 55 Maximum 103 You can find the fully worked solution to this section in the file basics2.xlsx Auto Fill Another labour saving device from Excel is the Auto Fill function. Try this: Open a new workbook and enter the numbers 1, 2, 3 in the range A1:A3. Now select the range A1:A3 by clicking on cell A1 and with the left mouse button pressed, drag down to cell A3. The selected range A1:A3 should be coloured in as you see below: Page 5 of 15

6 If you ve never selected a range before, you might need to practice a bit until you get it right. Now the clever part! Put your cursor over little square you can see at the extreme bottom right hand corner of the range. When you have done that your cursor will change to a + sign (this is the auto fill handle). When you have got the + sign, press the left mouse button and drag down until, say, cell A10. What do you find? Try it! Enter 1, 2, 3 and fill down to cell A10 as described above. This is the result you should have got: Page 6 of 15

7 Try it! In the range B1:B3 enter jan, feb, mar and fill down to B12... what do you get? In the range C1:C3 enter 10, 20, 30 and fill down to C10... what do you get? This is what you should now have in your worksheet: Use fill down for any series you like and Excel will give you an answer: please note, you need to use this with caution as some of the answers Excel gives might not be what you are expecting and you need to think about the answers carefully. What we mean is, Excel assumes your values come from a linear (straight line) data set and if they don t, well, your fill down answers might be rubbish! Try it! Fill down the values you see in the ranges D1:D3 and E1:E3 and comment on your results! Page 7 of 15

8 You probably got this: The answers in the range D4:D10 are fine but the answers in the range E4:E10 are wrong when we tell you that the numbers 27, 29, 33 came from this function: E1 =25+2^A1 E2 =25+2^A2 E3 =25+2^A3 Where ^ means raise to the power of... Page 8 of 15

10 icons and see what happens. Click again, see what happens. This is formatting on demand... select a cell or a range and increase the number of decimal places on demand as you need it. Suppose, though, that you always want to see two decimal places in your answers and don t want to have to click on those icons every time... let s set up some more permanent formatting now, then: Make sure you have still got the range E4:E10 selected and then click the right mouse button anywhere over that range and choose Format Cells from the menu you are given. You should see this: Notice we have chosen the Number option from the Category list on the left of this dialogue box and 2 decimal places together with using a comma as the thousands separator. Do the same as you see here then click OK and see what you have done This is what you should be seeing now Again, play with that right click, format cells command and learn how to format to three decimal places; how to turn a decimal into a percentage automatically; how to format values as accounting figures and so on. This format cells function is very powerful, by the way; and we will use it more and more throughout this book. Page 10 of 15

12 <Ctrl>+<PgUp>... where are you now? You should be in the next worksheet to the left of the one you started in if there is one! If you are in the home sheet, you cannot go left, so this combination will not work in those circumstances It is well worth your while getting used to these keyboard shortcuts as they will save you time and pain. Changing Column and Row Sizes When you are setting up a spreadsheet file for the first time, you will be typing in column headings, row headings, values and all sorts of things. Of course, some words or titles will be short and some will be long. Some values will be small and some will be large. If you don t know how to deal with the formatting of such things, your work might not only not look good, it might really be unreadable. Copy the following to cell A1 in a blank workbook: Date Account Details Destination/Other Classification 04 September 2008 Internet Al Salam Rotana Hotel Khartoum Khartoum Connection 05 September 2008 Food HMSHost Schiphol Airport Khartoum Amsterdam 5 September 2008 Taxi Fare Home to Manchester Airport Khartoum 07 September 2008 Book Business Book Book 15 September 2008 Book This isn't Excel it's magic Book 15 September 2008 Book Toyota Culture: the heart and Book soul of the Toyota way 16 September 2008 Book From amazon, title forgotten Book 18 September 2008 Postage Special Delivery Letter Visa When we did that just now, this is what we got: Page 12 of 15

13 See, a bit of a mess: the ####### characters tell you that the column width is too narrow to display the values in that cell. What do we do then to overcome this problem? The answer is to let Excel do everything for us... almost! Go to your new worksheet and left click on the column heading A, keep the left mouse button clicked and drag the cursor to the right until you have selected all of cells A to D. You should now have a worksheet like that one above. Now carefully move the cursor over the column headings until you get to the point where two columns meet: A and B or B and C... or even D and E. You should notice that the cursor changes from being a down arrow to a two way arrow. When you have got your two way arrow, keep the cursor still and quickly double click the left mouse button... you might need to practice this. Select the columns again and try again... When you get this right, this is the result: Page 13 of 15

14 Excel has automatically expanded each column to the width of the largest content in each column. You should do this whenever some text spills over from one column to another. You can use the same technique if the rows in your worksheet are too small and text is being squeezed from top to bottom. Select all rows as you select all columns and double click when you have got the double arrow key selected. Moving a Column or Row Imagine that we realise that entire contents of the column headed Destination/Other Classification should really be column B not column D, what can we do? Do this: Click on the heading of column D so that the entire column is selected and then move the cursor either to the right or the left boundary of column D and when the cursor changes from its default to a four way arrow, keep the cursor still, click the left mouse button and drag column D to its new place between the existing columns A and B... try it! Again, practice until you can do it but this action moves the entire column: lock, stock and barrel! Move rows in the same way and we can move one column or row at a time or two or more columns or rows at a time. Formatting Text Sticking with the example from the previous section, imagine we want to format the table of data in a simple way. For example, we just want to make column headings bold... select the text and either Press these two keys together <Ctrl>+<B> Or click on the B icon in the Font section of the Home Tab: Page 14 of 15

15 You can see how to make the content of the range A2:A9 Italicised can t you? Select the text and click <Ctrl>+<I> Or click on the I icon in the Font section of the Home Tab... next to the Bold icon above. And underlining any text? Select the text and click <Ctrl>+<U> Or click on the U icon in the Font section of the Home Tab... next to the Italics icon above. Cell Borders In some cases you might want to put borders around some or all cells in your worksheet. Use the Borders icon to make your current worksheet look like this, see basic4.xlsx for the completed version of this example: There you are: a full introduction an Excel spreadsheet. If you are a real novice, it is worth your while working through this introduction once or twice more. Work through all of the exercises and files and you cannot, really cannot, go wrong after that! Page 15 of 15

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