Formula Operators and the Order of Operations
This tutorial explains what the order of operations is and how it is used in Excel. This is also sometimes known as PEMDAS for Parenthesis, Exponent, Multiplication, Division, Addition, and Subtraction. The order of operations is very important for mathematical calculations in Excel and needs to be mastered before you can learn more complicated formulas and functions.
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Learn how to pull text and numbers from one cell into another cell using cell linking. This technique also works for creating formulas and functions using links to cells that contain numbers. Also, you will learn that you can perform mathematical operations on numbers from other cells without using a function. This is a pretty good groundwork building tutorial for formulas and functions.
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This tutorial covers pretty much everything you need to know about the Formula Bar in Excel 2007. This includes how to enter, edit, and cancel functions and formulas from the Formula Bar as well as how to resize the Formula Bar.
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This tutorial aims to explain the main difference between a formula and a function in Excel. Now, this is a relatively simple example and does not cover the more complicated concept that functions are, in essence, contained within formulas.
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Learn how to enter your first function in Excel with this tutorial. Specifically, you will learn the syntax required to enter any function into Excel; the different types of arguments that you can enter into a function; how to find a definition and explanation of a function; and how to reference cells for function arguments. This is a great tutorial for anyone just starting out with formulas and functions in Excel.
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9:53 
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Use the new Formulas Tab in Excel 2007 in order to locate functions and to easily insert them into Excel. This feature in Excel 2007 is really helpful when you are not sure exactly which function you want to use or when you are just browsing for functions. Also, entering a function from the Formulas Tab allows you to use the Insert Function feature, which walks you through entering the arguments of the function.
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4:46 
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Insert complicated functions easily and quickly using the Insert Function feature in Excel. This tutorial shows you how to use this wonderful tool in order to enter functions into Excel. This specific example inserts a Present Value function and a Text Function using the Insert Function feature.
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6:26 
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This feature of Excel allows you to search for a function like a search engine searches websites; you simply enter some search terms and Excel returns every function similar to your search terms.
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4:11 
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This tutorial shows you how to combine formulas and functions in Excel. This means the formulas and functions will be in the same cell and will be combined so to speak in order to generate output. This example also includes how to output text with formulas and functions to create output in sentence form.
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6:27 
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Learn how to cut, copy, and paste formulas and functions in Excel. This tutorial includes an explanation of absolute and relative cell references. You will learn how to move formulas and functions around a spreadsheet while preventing parts of the formulas or functions from changing or updating based on the new position of the formula or function. This will allow you to quickly add many formulas or functions to a spreadsheet. You will also learn how to use the keyboard shortcut F4 to quickly change formulas from relative to absolute. This is a must see tutorial for everyone just starting out using formulas and functions in Excel.
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8:34 
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This tutorial covers proper function usage in Excel. Proper function usage includes separating variables from the functions and formulas in which they are used. Separating the variables from the functions allows you to easily and quickly change the values used in the functions or formulas without having to actually change the functions or formulas themselves.
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4:27 
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Microsoft Office Excel 


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This tutorial covers pretty much everything you need to know about the Formula Bar in Excel 2007. This includes how to enter, edit, and cancel functions and formulas from the Formula Bar as well as how to resize the Formula Bar.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 
5:14 
Microsoft Office Program: 
Microsoft Office Excel 


Keywords: 
training formula bar in excel 2007 view functions edit insert formulas resize hide 
Learn how to enter your first function in Excel with this tutorial. Specifically, you will learn the syntax required to enter any function into Excel; the different types of arguments that you can enter into a function; how to find a definition and explanation of a function; and how to reference cells for function arguments. This is a great tutorial for anyone just starting out with formulas and functions in Excel.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 
9:53 
Microsoft Office Program: 
Microsoft Office Excel 


Keywords: 
training introduction overview first function excel syntax arguments help 
Learn how to pull text and numbers from one cell into another cell using cell linking. This technique also works for creating formulas and functions using links to cells that contain numbers. Also, you will learn that you can perform mathematical operations on numbers from other cells without using a function. This is a pretty good groundwork building tutorial for formulas and functions.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 
4:10 
Microsoft Office Program: 
Microsoft Office Excel 


Keywords: 
training link linking cell values formulas functions operations operators 
This tutorial shows you how to combine formulas and functions in Excel. This means the formulas and functions will be in the same cell and will be combined so to speak in order to generate output. This example also includes how to output text with formulas and functions to create output in sentence form.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 
6:27 
Microsoft Office Program: 
Microsoft Office Excel 


Keywords: 
training combine formulas functions cell & ampersand concatenate 
This feature of Excel allows you to search for a function like a search engine searches websites; you simply enter some search terms and Excel returns every function similar to your search terms.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 
4:11 
Microsoft Office Program: 
Microsoft Office Excel 


Keywords: 
training insert search excel for function quickly 
Insert complicated functions easily and quickly using the Insert Function feature in Excel. This tutorial shows you how to use this wonderful tool in order to enter functions into Excel. This specific example inserts a Present Value function and a Text Function using the Insert Function feature.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 
6:26 
Microsoft Office Program: 
Microsoft Office Excel 


Keywords: 
training easy insert functions complex complicated arguments formulas tab 
Learn how to cut, copy, and paste formulas and functions in Excel. This tutorial includes an explanation of absolute and relative cell references. You will learn how to move formulas and functions around a spreadsheet while preventing parts of the formulas or functions from changing or updating based on the new position of the formula or function. This will allow you to quickly add many formulas or functions to a spreadsheet. You will also learn how to use the keyboard shortcut F4 to quickly change formulas from relative to absolute. This is a must see tutorial for everyone just starting out using formulas and functions in Excel.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 
8:34 
Microsoft Office Program: 
Microsoft Office Excel 


Keywords: 
training absolute relative cell references formulas functions cut copy paste move quick fill handle dollar sign f4 
This tutorial covers proper function usage in Excel. Proper function usage includes separating variables from the functions and formulas in which they are used. Separating the variables from the functions allows you to easily and quickly change the values used in the functions or formulas without having to actually change the functions or formulas themselves.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 
4:27 
Microsoft Office Program: 
Microsoft Office Excel 


Keywords: 
training proper function formulas usage separate separating variables arguments link cells 
Use the new Formulas Tab in Excel 2007 in order to locate functions and to easily insert them into Excel. This feature in Excel 2007 is really helpful when you are not sure exactly which function you want to use or when you are just browsing for functions. Also, entering a function from the Formulas Tab allows you to use the Insert Function feature, which walks you through entering the arguments of the function.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 
4:46 
Microsoft Office Program: 
Microsoft Office Excel 


Keywords: 
training functions excel 2007 formulas tab insert 