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Scrolling through an Excel 2007 Worksheet

You can use the horizontal scroll bar in Microsoft Office Excel 2007 to scroll left and right in a worksheet and the vertical scroll bar to scroll up and down. The horizontal scroll bar appears at the [more…]

Figuring Out the Excel 2007 Formula Bar

The Formula bar in Microsoft Office Excel 2007 displays the cell address and the contents of the current cell. Use the Formula bar to enter or edit formulas and cell entries and assign names to cells. [more…]

Working in Excel 2007’s Page Layout View

Excel 2007’s new Page Layout gives you an instant view of how the printed Excel page will look. You activate this view by clicking the Page Layout View button [more…]

Working with the Excel 2007 Mini Toolbar

Microsoft Office Excel 2007 makes it easy to apply common formatting changes to a cell selection right within the Worksheet area, thanks to its new mini toolbar feature. [more…]

Examining the Excel 2007 Status Bar

The Status bar appears at the bottom of the Microsoft Office Excel 2007 window and keeps you informed of Excel’s current mode and any special keys you engage. In addition, you can use the status bar to [more…]

How to Use Excel 2007’s Research Task Pane

Excel 2007 includes the Research task pane that you can use to search for information from online resources, such as the Encarta Dictionary, Thesaurus, MSN Money Stock Quotes, and the Encarta Encyclopedia [more…]

How to Create a New Custom Dictionary in Excel 2007

In Excel 2007, you can create custom dictionaries to use when spell checking your worksheets. You use the Add to Dictionary button in the Spelling dialog box to add unknown words to a custom dictionary [more…]

Translating Text in Excel 2007

Microsoft Office Excel 2007 provides access to translation tools on the Research task pane that enable you to translate words or phrases by using bilingual dictionaries. [more…]

Exploring the Excel 2007 Program Window

When you start Microsoft Office Excel 2007, you see the first of three worksheets (named Sheet1) in a workbook file (named Book1) inside a program window. The Excel 2007 program window is made up of the [more…]

How to Use the Thesaurus in Excel 2007

Excel 2007 includes access to a thesaurus via the Research task pane if you need to find a word with a similar meaning to a word that exists in your worksheet. Using the thesaurus is pretty easy. [more…]

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