Spreadsheets are grid_based files designed to organize information and perform calculations with scalable entries. People all around the world use spreadsheets to create tables for any personal or business need.
How to Create a Spreadsheet in Excel _ The worlds most robust pure spreadsheet application, Excel, comes as part of both Microsoft Office and Office 365. There are two main differences between the two offerings: First, Microsoft Office is an on_premise application whereas Office 365 is a cloud_based app suite. Second, Office is a one_time payment, and Office 365 is a monthly subscription. Excel is available for both Mac and PC.
B. Ribbon:This grey area is called the Ribbon, and contains tools for entering, manipulating, and visualizing data. There are also tabs that focus on specific features. Home is selected by default; click on the Insert, Page Layout, Formulas, Data, Review, or View tab to reveal a set of tools unique to each tab. Well cover this more in the “Navigating the Ribbon” section later on.
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.