# Excel for Mac 2011 Help

Customer support and troubleshooting for Office for Mac 2011 ends October, 2017. To get all the latest features, upgrade to Office 2016 for Mac. Make a one-time purchase, or buy an Office 365 subscription and stay up to date.

## Work with sheets and data

 Title Description Work with cells, rows, and columns. Use the Paste Special command to copy and paste special cell contents or attributes. Keep column headings visible while you scroll. Change the width of columns so that you can see all the data in cells. Prevent unauthorized changes, moves, or deletions of important data. Change the appearance of cells based on certain criteria, for example, all cell values in the top 10% of a range.

## Work with functions, formulas, and lists

 Title Description Learn the elements of a formula as well as how to enter a formula on a sheet. Download this .pdf and create and use simple formulas and functions to do basic mathematical calculations. Learn about the different kinds of operators (for example, +, -, /, and *) and the order in which they are applied. Learn the difference between relative and absolute cell references and how to switch between them. Download this .pdf and learn to arrange a list alphabetically or numerically, and filter a list to show specific items. Use Excel tables to quickly sort, filter, and format worksheet data.

## Work with charts and graphics

 Title Description Learn the basics of charts, including the elements of a chart, which chart is appropriate for your data, and how to apply chart layouts and styles. Add chart and axis titles, change the axis scale, add data labels, and more. Use error bars to indicate potential error amounts in relation to each data point. Add pictures or clip art to a worksheet by using the Media Browser.

## Analyze, share, and collaborate

 Title Description Watch this short overview on how to use Pivot Tables to quickly summarize and analyze large amounts of data. Learn the two different ways to create a Pivot Table and how to use the Pivot Table Field Lists to add, move, and arrange fields. Create a projection based on an existing series of data. Use Excel for Mac 2011 to check out a SharePoint file so that only you can make changes.

## Explore other useful resources

 Title Description See the full list of keyboard shortcuts, organized into logical categories. Rearrange, show, and hide tabs on the ribbon. See a list of known issues as well as potential workarounds.
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