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# Microsoft Excel

## Excel is a spreadsheet application developed and distributed by Microsoft Corporation for computers using the Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. It features graphing tools, chart wizards, calculations, formatting options, and pivot tables.

###### Asked in Internet, Microsoft Excel

### What is extension added to Excel files?

Excel 2003:
.xls = Workbook
.xla = VBA Add-in
.xlb = Toolbar (where custom toolbar settings are stored)
.xlc = Chart
.xld = Dialog (from older versions of Excel)
.xlk = Archive (Excel spreadsheet backup)
.xll = DLL Add-in
.xlm = Macro
.xlt = Template
.xlv = VBA Module
.xlw = Workspace (collection of multiple Workbooks)
Excel 2007:
.xlsx = Workbook (XML format)
.xlsm = Macro-enabled Workbook
.xlsb = Excel Binary Workbook (instead of XML format)
.xltm = Macre-enabled Template
.xlam = Add-in (XML format)
http://wiki.answers.com/What_is_the_file_extension_that_indicates_an_excel_file#ixzz16E1eq6Mr
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###### Asked in Software and Applications (non-game), Microsoft Excel

### How do you insert a PDF file into an excel sheet?

You want to insert an OBJECT (select from file), then select PDF
from the choices of what to insert. That is:
Insert>>Object>>Select "Adobe Acrobat
Document">> OK
If you wanna convert PDF to Excel, then you'd better use
enolsoft PDF to Excel with OCR converter.
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### How do you add date stamp on excel?

Try this formula: =NOW()
If you don't want the time, the formula is
=TODAY()
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### How do you make a dot plot on Excel?

It's called an X-Y scatter plot. The procedure is different
depending on which version you have. Basically, you highlight all
of the cells containing, the data; click on 'Insert' then click the
icon that looks like a 'dot plot' and it should have the word
'scatter' underneath it.
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### What does portrait orientation mean?

it means vertical allignment, document is more heigh then
wide

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### How do make an times table on Microsoft Excel?

Enter one set of numbers in a column and another set of numbers
in a row at the top of that column, so that the numbers you want to
multiply intersect at a column and row.
EXAMPLE:
In A2 enter 2.
In B1 enter 3.
In B2 enter =A2*B1 (observe the answer 6)
TIP: If you want to be able to enter the formula only in the
first intersecting cell of the row, then copy the formula to all
the rest of the cells...

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### What types of documents can be created in excel?

workbook files, also called spreadsheets

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### Why is VLOOKUP function used moere often than other lookup functions?

Data is more commonly arranged in such a way that a VLookup is
better able to extract the data. The same kinds of data are
generally arranged to be grouped in columns and that is what
VLookup is best for searching through. It searches through data
vertically, or in other words through columns.
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### What does ctrl and home key do?

It will bring you to the start of a document.

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### What are some ways to use Excel?

There are many uses for Excel. If you have novel ways to use
Excel, please add your ideas here or on the discussion page.
Here are some ideas:
Set up a favorite friend list and enter the number of SMS
messages you send them each month. The person at the end of the
year that received the most messages is your favorite texting
friend.
Plan a vacation budget. Decide how much money you will spend
for your vacation and set up a budget...

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### What does the delete button do in excel?

It erases what is inside the cell.

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### What the print set area command is use to?

If you want to print just a part of a spreadsheet and not the
whole lot of it, you can select the part you want to print and set
the Print Area. It is a very useful feature if you only want to
print an important part from what is a large spreadsheet, like some
totals or some columns. When you have finished, you can use the
setting to clear the print area which will set the setting back to
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### How do you calculate Spearman's rank using excel?

See video at related links for instructions.

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###### Asked in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Typography

### How is the font size in Word and Excel measured?

Microsoft Word measures fonts in points. A common example would
be something like 10 or 12 point Arial or Times New Roman. Excel is
similar.
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###### Asked in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

### How do you draw a partition in Microsoft Word?

You can do that with table, Insert - Table. Table can
have visible or invisible borders, Design tab (appears when
you insert or draw table) Table Styles section -
Borders.
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###### Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Microsoft Excel

### What are Some of the ways to format numbers is to use?

Under the Home tab in 2007/2010 Excel you have Number. Clicking
on the lower right selector arrow under that shows the various
ways:
Number (decimal places and + and - numbers)
Currency (Including symbols besides US currency, decimal places
and + and - notation style)
Accounting
Date (various forms)
Time (How you want it notated and 12 or 24 hour clock)
Percentage
Fraction
Scientific
Special and Custom
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### What is the formula in excel for counting base 8?

To convert from decimal to octal, use the function
DEC2OCT.
EXAMPLE: =DEC2OCT(58, 3) Converts decimal 58 to octal (072).
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### How can I export from Excel to a Dymo Label Writer?

Ask this question again to specify which model of Dymo Label
Writer you are using. Or, perhaps you can find what you need at the
related links.
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### Where is the undo button located?

Since Office 2007 it is located in the top left corner of the
page in the Quick Access toolbar. You can also use the Ctrl - Z
shortcut key to undo things.
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### What spreadsheet software do teachers use?

Teachers can use many different spreadsheet programs. Microsoft
Excel is the most common one, so most would use that, but they
could use any of the others available, such as Calc in Open Office
or Lotus 1-2-3 etc.
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###### Asked in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, The Difference Between

### Difference between paste and paste special?

In word programs, there is normal pasting which is normally done
with images, text, etc, then there is special pasting which allows
you to copy a section of text from word for example and past it
into another word program as a picture eg.
It just allows you to copy one type of information and paste it
as another.
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### What does the countblank function actually count?

Countblank function is a derivative of count function and it is
doing a very simple task - countblank function counts the number of
cells in the range with no data. Actually, if you'll add the
results for count/a function and countblank function you'll get the
total number of cells in the range (empty and not).
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###### Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Microsoft Excel

### What is the square root function in Excel?

=SQRT(number)

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