Short Description The smart way to learn the latest version of Office Excel 2007--one step at a time! Build exactly the skills you need by working at your own pace through easy-to-follow lessons and hands-on practice files on CD. Long Description Excel provides an easy-to-use, powerful spreadsheet environment that helps you handle calculations and data more effectively - with simple ways to enter and edit data, work with formulas and functions for complex calculations, format worksheets and work with colorful charts, and publish documents to the Web. With Microsoft Excel 2007 Step by Step, you'll learn all the ins and outs of working with Excel features, including the exciting new interface for this latest version of Office. This information-packed guide provides numbered steps and hands-on examples that show you how to get the most out of Excel. With this book, you'll learn how to work with tools to make worksheet entry faster, make your Excel documents more attractive, present information visually with charts, sorting and filtering data, publish documents on the Web, and lots more. The companion CD provides all exercise source files so that you get hands-on with Excel right away. The smart way to learn Office Excel 2007--one step at a time! Work at your own pace through the easy numbered steps, practice files on CD, helpful hints, and troubleshooting help to master the fundamentals of working with the latest version of Excel, including how to navigate the new user interface. You'll learn how to create a wide-variety of documents, how to present information visually with charts, and how to add graphics to your spreadsheets. You will discover how to work with features to make data entryfaster, how sort and filter data, how to create dynamic lists with Pivot Tables, and even how to publish your documents to the Web--plus more! With Step by Step, you can take just the lessons you need or work from cover to cover. Either way, you drive the instruction--building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Includes a companion CD with hands-on practice files. The 2007 Microsoft Office system release is an integrated system of programs, servers, and services that will help you meet your business and personal needs. Office Excel 2007 is a powerful tool for analyzing, sharing, and managing information to help you make more informed decisions. Office Excel 2007 delivers a new, results-oriented interface, PivotTable views that are easy to create and use, enhanced formula authoring, rich data visualization, and a much faster way to create professional-looking charts and tables. Share and manage spreadsheets that contain sensitive business information using Excel Services and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.Curtis Frye is the author of 'Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Step by Step', published 2007 under ISBN 9780735623040 and ISBN 073562304X.