Search This Blog

11 January 2011

What is Excel?

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program which allows one to enter numerical values or data into the rows or columns of a spreadsheet, and to use these numerical entries for such things as calculations, graphs, and statistical analysis.
The basic understanding being that excel is a spreadsheet.
What most of us- as casual users of Excel- don't know is that Excel is a Very Powerful tool for not only producing Graphs but also for in depth Analysis of data.

Heres what the Basic Excel Window looks like

A couple of Graphing examples:
Bar Graph/Chart
Pie Chart   

Creating Applications

More complicated 3D Graph

Hope this Helps.


  1. Cool, i actually need to know brush up on some of the basics. Not looked at it since high school and supposed to be helping someone with something from their work. Thanks!

  2. good tips, i too need to get up to speed. its been many years

  3. nice tutorial ;> waiting for more :)