B. This section lets you insert visual elements, like picture files, pre_built shapes, and SmartArt. You can add shapes and resize, recolor, and reposition them to create intuitive data sets and reports. SmartArt objects are prebuilt diagrams that you can insert text and information into. Theyre great for representing what the data says in another place on your workbook.
The Formulas tab stores nearly everything related to Excels reputation as “complex.” Because this article is intended for beginners, we wont cover every function is this section thoroughly.
H. Miscellaneous Tools: Starting at the top left, theres AutoSum, which allows you to select a swath of cells and place the sum in the cell located right below or directly to the right of the last selected data point. You can use the drop_down to change the function to calculate the average, display the maximum, minimum, or the count of numbers selected.
Sort & Filter tools let you choose what to display, and in what order. At the base level, this tool sorts cells containing text from A to Z, and cells containing numbers from lowest to highest. It can also sort by color or icon. Sorting and filtering helps surface only the data you need.