Excel 2011

View:  
Sorted by:  

How to Browse Clip Art in Office 2011 for Mac

Office 2011 for mac has two distinctly different ways of browsing your Clip Art collection. The quick, easy way is to use the Clip Art tab of the Media browser. A more robust way of working with your clips [more…]

How to Download New Clip Art with Office 2011 for Mac

Sometimes the Clip Art that exists in your Office for Mac gallery doesn’t include the exact picture you need. You can download as many pieces of Clip Art as you want to your computer and use them however [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Changing Clip Art Categories and Keyword Tags

The Clip Art you download to Office 2011 for Mac from Office Online enters the Clip Gallery with default keyword tags and automatically placed in the Favorites category. However, you can change the default [more…]

Inserting Symbols and Special Characters in Office 2011 for Mac

Inserting symbols and unusual characters to your document is easy with Office 2011 for Mac. Symbols for foreign languages, math and science, currency, and so on, are quickly accessible in Office 2011 for [more…]

How to Insert Shapes in Office 2011 for Mac

In Office 2011 for Mac, the Media browser is where you can find an assortment of shapes to add to your documents, workbooks, and presentations. You'll also find the same shapes on various places on the [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Applying Styles to Text Boxes

In Office 2011 for Mac, a style is a collection of formatting settings. If you select a text box or shape and then click the Ribbon’s Format tab, in the Text Styles group you may see the icon or the gallery [more…]

Apply Text Effects to Text Boxes in Office 2011 for Mac

You can create all sorts of text effects in Office 2011 for Mac. When you click the Effects button on the Format tab of the Ribbon, you can choose from the following effects, each of which has a submenu [more…]

Format Text Boxes in Office 2011 for Mac

You’ll want to use Office 2011 for Mac’s Format Text dialog for the precision control of text formatting it offers. You can get to the Format Text dialog in a bunch of ways. The three easiest ways to get [more…]

Check Spelling and Grammar in Office 2011 for Mac

Thankfully, Office 2011 for Mac can help you fix most spelling errors. Don’t let that make you think you don’t have to do any checking of your own, though, because even Microsoft Word’s advanced grammar [more…]

How to Apply Themes in Office 2011 for Mac

When you apply a formatting theme to projects created in Office 2011 for Mac, you can achieve consistent colors and fonts for the elements included within your Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and PowerPoint [more…]

How to Save as a Template in Office 2011 for Mac

When you open a template in an Office 2011 application, a copy of the template is opened with a new filename so that the template file itself remains unchanged. That way, you can reuse the template whenever [more…]

Writing and Editing Equations in Office 2011 for Mac

Writing and editing equations in Office 2011 for Mac is easy, whether you're working with simple or complex equations. Office 2011 for Mac offers two ways for you to represent numeric equations that aren’t [more…]

Connecting with Messenger and Communicator in Office 2011 for Mac

Joining Microsoft Messenger is a new business counterpart in Office 2011 for Mac, Microsoft Communicator. Both products offer similar features and interfaces, but each is designed for a different market [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Make a Link to the Internet

One of the most useful tools in Office 2011 for Mac is the ability to make hyperlinks to just about anywhere. You can link to the Internet; to files on your hard drive; and to places within documents, [more…]

How to Link to a Local File in Office 2011 for Mac

One of the most useful tools in all of Office 2011 for mac is the ability to make hyperlinks to just about anywhere. You can link to any file on your computer; these files are [more…]

Link to an E-Mail Address in Office 2011 for Mac

In Office 2011 for Mac, when you create an e-mail address hyperlink in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, the computer's default e-mail program opens a blank, pre-addressed e-mail message. This works great as [more…]

Make a Table with the Ribbon in Office 2011 for Mac

You can make a new table from scratch in several different ways in Office 2011 for Mac. Even by using the Ribbon, making tables is a bit different depending upon the Office 2011 application you’re using [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Making Tables with the Dialog Box or Text

While there are new ways to make tables in Office 2011 for Mac, you can still use stand-by techniques. The familiar menus still work in Office 2011 for Mac, and here's the proof. The table dialogs are [more…]

Choosing Table Options in Office 2011 for Mac

New for Word and Excel in Office 2011 is the ability to use table styles to format text and table cells, an ability that PowerPoint gained in Office 2008. You get many attractive, built-in styles from [more…]

Format with Table Styles in Office 2011 for Mac

Table styles are new for Word and Excel in Office 2011 for Mac. The Ribbon's Table Styles gallery and submenu make it very easy to apply great formats to your tables, so we're sure you'll like them. [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Insert and Delete Excel Cells, Rows, Columns

Cells, rows, and columns in Excel 2011 for Mac work just like a table in Word or PowerPoint, but have many more capabilities. Adding rows and columns is almost as easy as pressing a button: [more…]

Opening the Excel Workbook Gallery in Office 2011 for Mac

The default behavior for opening Excel for Mac 2011 is the display All Templates option of the Excel Workbook Gallery. You can also display the Templates Gallery by choosing File→New from Template from [more…]

Using Excel’s Common Interface in Office 2011 for Mac

When you're working in Excel for Mac 2011, you have your choice of two views: Page Layout view and Normal view. Whether you prefer to work in Page Layout view or Normal view, most interface components [more…]

Working with Excel Sheet Types in Office 2011 for Mac

If you're working in Office 2011 for Mac, you'll find that Excel sheets can be general or dedicated to a specific purpose. You don’t have to be an expert in Excel 2011 for Mac to use the various sheet [more…]

Setting Excel Preferences in Office 2011 for Mac

Although it's true that you can gain a better knowledge of any application if you visit its preferences and try to figure them out, it's almost essential for Excel for Mac 2011. Choose Excel→Preferences [more…]

Listings:1-2526-5051-7576-100more...

Sign Up for RSS Feeds

Computers & Software

Inside Dummies.com

Dummies.com Sweepstakes

Win $500. Easy.