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What is Excel?

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With Excel on your PC, Mac, or mobile device, you can:

  • Streamline data entry with AutoFill.

  • Spot trends and patterns with data bars, sparklines, color coding, and icons.

  • Get chart and PivotTable recommendations based on your data, and create them with one click.

  • Share your work from within Excel, using OneDrive.

  • Edit spreadsheets with others, wherever they are.

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Learn Excel basics

You’ve got mountains of data.

Wouldn’t it be great if you could find the story behind the numbers on your own?

That’s why there’s the new Excel.

In these courses, you'll see how Excel is the best app for reviewing and editing spreadsheets at work, at home, and everywhere in between.

As you enter data, Excel recognizes patterns, so it can automatically fill in the remaining info for you.

Then, after you've entered your data, Excel helps you spot trends and patterns using data bars, sparklines, color-coding, and icons.

Excel even helps you summarize and illustrate your insights by recommending pre-made PivotTables and charts.

And when you're all done, you can let others view or edit your work at the same time by saving to the cloud, on OneDrive.

You don't even need a PC.

You just need a browser or the Excel Mobile app.

Learn how to uncover the story behind the numbers…with Excel.

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