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Our one-level Upgrading to Microsoft Office Excel 2010 training course will help students who are familiar with earlier versions of Excel upgrade to the 2010 edition. All courseware training materials are completely customizable, allowing you to edit content and brand materials for your own needs.

Section One is all about getting started. To begin, the new features of the application and the interface are covered. Then, students will learn how to customize the ribbon interface and the Quick Access toolbar.

Section Two gets into new and improved workbook management tools. First, the Print area of the Backstage view will be covered. Next, participants will learn about tools in the Info section (such as the Accessibility Checker, Compatibility Checker, and versions). Ways to save files as PDF and XPS and share files with a SharePoint Server and Windows Live SkyDrive will also be discussed. An overview of new picture, equation, and SmartArt tools is also provided.

Section Three explores formatting and data tools. Sparklines, conditional formatting, and Solver are all covered.

Section Four discusses the improved PivotTable and PivotChart features, as well as the new PowerPivot add-in.

By the end of this Upgrading to Microsoft Office Excel 2010 training course, students will be able to make the most of Microsoft Excel 2010’s new features.

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Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Starting Out

What is Microsoft Office Excel 2010?

What\'s New in Microsoft Office Excel 2010?

Opening Excel

Interacting with Excel

Closing Excel


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.2: Interface Basics

Interface Overview

Understanding and Using Backstage View (File Menu)

Using Standard Tabs

Using Contextual Tabs

Minimizing the Ribbon


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.3: Using the Quick Access Toolbar

The Default QAT Commands

Adding Commands

Removing Commands

Customizing the Toolbar

Resetting Customizations


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.4: Customizing the Ribbon

Getting Started

Adding or Removing Tabs

Arranging Tabs and Groups

Creating New Tabs and Groups

Customizing Group Commands

Resetting Customizations


Skill Sharpener

Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: New Workbook Features

Lesson 2.1: Printing your Workbook

Print Commands

Using Print Preview

Changing Basic Print Options

Setting Other Print Options

Setting Printer Properties


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.2: Using File Management Tools

Viewing a Summary of Sharing Issues

Using the Document Inspector

Using the Accessibility Checker

Using the Compatibility Checker

Setting Compatibility Options


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.3: Doing More with Files

Publishing to PDF or XPS

Recovering Unsaved Files

Using Versions

Saving a Workbook to SharePoint Server

Saving a Workbook to Windows Live SkyDrive


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.4: Formatting Pictures

Using the Pictures Mini Toolbar

Correcting Images

Editing a Picture\'s Background

Advanced Cropping Tools

Managing Images


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.5: Adding Elements to Your Workbook

Inserting a Screenshot

Inserting an Equation

Using the Equation Tools - Design Tab

Creating a Picture-Based SmartArt Diagram


Skill Sharpener

Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: New Formatting and Data Management Features

Lesson 3.1: Adding Sparklines

What are Sparklines?

Adding Sparklines

About the Sparkline Tools - Design Tab

Editing Sparkline Data

Removing Sparklines


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.2: Editing Sparklines

Showing and Hiding Data Points

Changing the Style

Changing the Sparkline and Marker Color

Setting Sparkline Options


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.3: Applying Conditional Formatting

Applying Conditional Formatting

Applying Multiple Rule Sets

Creating Custom Rule Sets

Viewing Rules

Managing Rules

Clearing Custom Formatting


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.4: Using Solver

What is Solver?

Installing Solver

Setting up a Worksheet for Solver

Running Solver

Generating Reports and Scenarios with Solver


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.5: Doing More with Solver

Changing Solver Values

Managing Solver Constraints

Choosing a Solving Method

Using Solver as a Goal Seek Tool


Skill Sharpener

Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Pivoting Data

Lesson 4.1: Getting Started with PivotTables

What is a PivotTable?

Creating a PivotTable

About the PivotTable Tools Tabs

Using the PivotTable Tools - Options Tab

Using the PivotTable Tools - Design Tab 384

Adding and Removing Data with the Field List

Pivoting Data


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.2: Advanced PivotTable Tasks

Changing the Field List Layout

Filtering Data

Creating a PivotTable Based on External Data

Refreshing External Data

Creating a Slicer

Using the Slicer Tools - Options Tab


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.3: Using PowerPivot

System Requirements

Downloading and Installing PowerPivot

Importing Access Data

Importing Excel Data

Integrating Data with Relationships

Creating a PivotTable with PowerPivot Data


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.4: Getting Started with PivotCharts

Creating a PivotChart from Scratch

Adding Data to Your Chart

Creating a PivotChart from Existing Data

Filtering Data

Pivoting Data


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.5: Advanced PivotChart Tasks

Creating a PivotChart Based on External Data

Creating a Slicer

Creating a PivotTable and PivotChart from a Scenario

Creating PivotCharts with PowerPivot Data


Skill Sharpener

Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions


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