Microsoft Excel Basics Part 2

Contributor: Nichole Brooker. Lesson ID: 10934

Drag 'n' Drop isn't an oriental soup dish; it's a way to copy cells in Excel. Learn this and more "bold" formatting "highlights" from our video and your practice spreadsheet! Spreadsheets can be fun!



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Techy Fact

Did you know that every minute there are 10 hours of video uploaded on YouTube? That's a lot of technology happening every minute (and that's just YouTube!). Technology has taken over our world, and Microsoft Excel is an important part of that! Let's learn more about it!

Microsoft Excel is the most used software for creating spreadsheets, doing complicated math, and keeping track of numbers and information.

In this series of Related Lessons, found in the right-hand sidebar, you will explore Microsoft Excel and learn how to use it.

Check out the Prezi Microsoft Excel Basics Part 2 video:


Changing the format of your spreadsheet can be a lot of fun and very creative!

Just like Microsoft Word, you have the ability to change many aspects of your spreadsheet. In the Prezi, you were asked to create your own spreadsheet and change much of the look of it. In the phonebook you created, you were directed to change the font, size, and color, as well as center, underline, bold, and italicize.

First, we should work on some typing skills. Check out a few of these free typing websites to help build your skills:

Now that you have seen what Microsoft Excel is and how it works, it is your turn to explore!

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