When you think of number-crunching and spreadsheets, you think of Excel, right? After Word, its the most popular program in the Microsoft Office suite. But if technical jargon isnt your first language, you may have found Excel just a teeny bit frustrating. It can be really hard to pick your way through the many features and make Excel do what you need for it to do.Once you know how, you can use Excel toCreate fill-in-the-blank formsPrepare expense reports and invoicesManage all sorts of dataKeep sales and inventory recordsAnalyze financial data and create forecastsPresent information in charts and graphsExcel 2003 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies tames the Excel monster. Nine minibooks break things down into manageable, logical sections covering the basics, worksheet design, formulas and functions, worksheet collaboration, charts and graphics, data management, data analysis, working on the Web, and tweaking Excel with a programming language called Visual Basic for Applications, or VBA. In the friendly, plain-English For Dummies style, this book makes it easy to find what youre looking for and get instructions for doing what you need to do. Youll be able toFind your way around Excels menus, toolbars, and dialog boxes, and access online helpFormat a professional-looking spreadsheet that presents data the way you chooseEdit an existing spreadsheet without disturbing its design or contentsBuild Excel formulas and use built-in functions to produce the calculations you wantShare spreadsheet data with other people and programs, and collect commentsCreate great-looking charts and find out how to choose the right format to display your data effectivelyUse Excel to maintain large amounts of data, then filter the data to extract the information you needPublish spreadsheets and charts on the Web in HTML formatExplore ways to customize Excel with VBABest of all, its easy to find what you need in Excel 2003 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies. Before you know it, youll discover youve developed a friendship with Excel that will make your life easier, boost your business, and impress your friends!