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How To: Create a line chart with time as its x-axis in Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 284th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to create a line chart from years and percentage change. See how Excel makes the chart wrong, but then see how to fix it.

How To: Calculate incentive rates by formula in MS Excel

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is business math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 39th installment in his "Excel Business Math" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate (piecework/comission) incentive rates by Excel formula.

How To: Make an Excel gradebook that drops the 2 lowest scores

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 196th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the SUM, SMALL and VLOOKUP functions to create a gradebook (or grade book) based on a total score minus the two lowest scores.

How To: Insert movie files into a MS Word document

In order to insert movies into Microsoft Word 2007, Click on Insert. For AVI, go to Object, Create From File, and select the location of the file. Then, click on Insert. It will now appear on your document. The video should play. The video can be repositioned or adjusted. It can be saved with your document, although this is not true for other movie formats.

How To: Add continuous music to your PowerPoint presentation

This video helps us how to add continuous music to your PowerPoint presentation. To add continuous music to your PowerPoint presentation, click "Insert" in the Main toolbar. Place arrow key on the Sound icon and wait for options to appear. Select "Sound from File". Locate for and select the sound file. Select "Automatically" button once a window appears. Select "Animation" and then "Custom Animation". A window appears on the right side of the screen. Select "Effect" options and choose the num...

How To: Embed a video in a slide in Microsoft PowerPoint Mac 2011

Want to know how to add a video to a slide in a PowerPoint for Mac 2011 document? This video will show you how it's done. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular word digital slideshow application, new to MS PowerPoint 2011 or even an expert merely looking to brush up on the fundamentals, you're sure to be well served by this quality video tutorial from the folks at Lynda. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch the video.

How To: Make a gradebook based on percentage scores in Excel

New to Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 194th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the SUM, VLOOKUP and ROUND functions to create a gradebook based on percentage scores that will calculate grade for you automatically. See also how the VLOOKUP and the percentage format can deliver the wrong grade when you dont use the ...

How To: Calculate stock prices with the dividend growth model in Microsoft Excel

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 65th installment in his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate stock prices using the dividend growth model.

How To: Set page borders in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011

Interested to learn how to adjust page border settings in Word for Mac 2011? This video will show you how it's done. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular word processing application, new to MS Word 2011 or even an expert merely looking to brush up on the fundamentals, you're sure to be well served by this quality video tutorial from the folks at Lynda. For all of the details, and to get started using the Scrapbook tool in your own Office for Mac 2011 projects, watch the video.

How To: Extract a unique list from a huge data set in MS Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 581st installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the advanced filter tool with criteria to extract a unique list of employees for each department from a huge data set with transactional records.

How To: Use Chebyshev's Theorem in Microsoft Excel

If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelsFun, the 46th installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn about Chebyshev's Theorem and how to apply it in three different ways.

How To: Create quantitative data cross tabulation in MS Excel

If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelsFun, the 29th installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to create quantitative data cross tabulation using a pivot table (PivotTable).

How To: Use Excel for daily interest and monthly deposits

Some savings plan pays interest 365 days in a year but you make deposit monthly. You can use Excel functions to calculate the maturity value of the of the monthly plan. To do this you have to use the nominal and effect functions before using the future value functions. First enter the know data like the monthly payment, the number of years of payment, the number of days in a year, and the annual percentage rate. First take the nominal rate and calculate the effective rate with the help of eff...

How To: Create a frequency polygon line chart in MS Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 655th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn see how to create a statistical frequency polygon using a line chart. Also see how Excel mistakenly interprets number category label data as Number Series data.

How To: Apply accounting & percentage formatting in Excel

This is the fifth video in the Statistics in Excel. He gives the website address where content can be downloaded. He speaks about the different types of formatting like stylistic and number formatting. He talks about the different formats like accounting and percentage, and how to use both of them. Accounting format is nice because it lines up the decimals nicely. He shows how to apply the accounting format. The percentage format displays the value in as a percentage. He shows you how to appl...

How To: Insert and format a text box in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011

Interested to learn how to insert and format text boxes in Word for Mac 2011? This video will show you how it's done. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular word processing application, new to MS Word 2011 or even an expert merely looking to brush up on the fundamentals, you're sure to be well served by this quality video tutorial from the folks at Lynda. For all of the details, and to get started using text boxes in your own Mac 2011 projects, watch the video.

How To: Create a frequency distribution in Microsoft Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun and Mr. Excel, the 15th installment in their joint series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use a pivot table with grouping and a count function to create a frequency distribution.

How To: Extract the top 5 values from a given list in MS Excel

Love Microsoft Excel? This clip contains a tip that just might induce you to. With this free video tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 40th installment of his "YouTubers Love Excel" or YTLE series of free video MS Excel lessons, you'll learn how to use the filter and advanced filter tools to extract the top 5 values from a list. Learn to love digital spreadsheets more perfectly with the tricks outlined in this free Microsoft Office how-to.

How To: Find a weighted average cost ending inventory value

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun and Mr. Excel, the 43rd installment in their joint series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to calculate weighted average cost ending inventory value from transactional records on 2 different sheets using the COUNTIF, SUMIF and SUMPRODUCT functions.

How To: Multiply & sum arrays with Excel's SUMPRODUCT

Whether you're interested in learning Microsoft Excel from the bottom up or just looking to pick up a few tips and tricks, you've come to the right place. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, ExcelIsFun, the 37th installment in his "Highline Excel Class" series of free video Excel lessons, you'll learn how to work with MS Excel's SUMPRODUCT function.

Start using Microsoft Excel: Mac 2008

Great news! — Excel isn't just for Windows anymore. Okay, so it's been available on the Mac for awhile now, but if you haven't used it yet, why not start now? Getting started with Excel 2008 for Mac is easy, and this video overview will show beginners or even the most seasoned professional spreadsheet worker a thing or two. The Microsoft Office for Mac team shows you just how to get started in this how-to video.

How To: Add hyperlinks to Powerpoint presentation for Dummies

In this software video tutorial you will learn how to add hyperlinks to PowerPoint presentation for Dummies. With hyperlinks you can link part of your presentation to another slide within the same presentation, a separate presentation, a website, an e-mail address or to a file like a word document. Say, for example, you want to create a hyperlink to a picture in your presentation. Click on the picture to highlight it, click on the 'insert' tab, and select the 'hyperlink' option. Choose the de...

How To: Create a list of hyperlinks in Microsoft Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 139th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use a data validation list drop-down and the hyperlink function to create a list of links.

How To: Use logical operators in Microsoft Access queries

The Microsoft Office Access 2007 relational database manager enables information workers to quickly track and report information with ease thanks to its interactive design capabilities that do not require deep database knowledge. In this Microsoft Access video tutorial, you'll learn about using mathematical operands and other logical operators to select data in queries. For more information on using logical operators in your own Microsoft Access queries, take a look.

How To: Calculate invoices and trade discounts in MS Excel

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is business math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 43rd installment in his "Excel Business Math" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to complete an invoice and calculate trade discounts.

How To: Calculate interest revenue and interest expense in Microsoft Excel

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 58th installment in his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate interest revenue and expense.

How To: Use Microsoft Excel's MAX IF & RANK functions

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 344th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to find the max value given more than one critereon (i.e., multiple criteria).

How To: Use OR, ISNUMBER and ISTEXT in Excel

ExcelIsFun shows you how to detect if a cell has a number or text. The first thing he explains is to find out what are the different types of things that can go into a cell. Next he talks about the use of "OR" and "IsNumber" to make it possible to determine if a cell has a number or text entered into it. The user then explains why certain rows where either "True" or "False". After watching this video, you should be able to determine if a cell is using text or a number.

How To: Add today's date & time via keyboard shortcut in Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 618th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn about a handy key command that will allow you to enter both today's time and date into a single Excel cell.

How To: Embed YouTube videos in PowerPoint 2003

This video uses screenshots to show you step-by-step how to add a YouTube video to your Microsoft Office 2003 Powerpoint presentation. It's a great way to help support an argument that you may be trying to make and keeps people's attention. It's easy to do and will help you in whatever you may be doing. Enjoy!

How To: Add music and video to a PowerPoint presentation

Microsoft PowerPoint can be used to create power presentations. These presentation can contain images, animations, audio and video. Open your PowerPoint presentation. Go to the insert and select the audio and video option. Now browse to the file on your hard disk and select it. You can even select a video file to make your presentation better. Now this video will be added to your slide in the presentation. You can also choose different settings to the video and customize it. You can also sele...