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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press; 1 edition (3 July 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735627274
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735627277
  • Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 1.8 x 23.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 183,179 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Your easy, colorful, SEE-HOW guide to Excel!

About the Author

Curtis D. Frye is a coauthor of Microsoft Office Excel 2003 Programming Inside Out and the author of Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Step by Step, Microsoft Excel Version 2007 Plain & Simple, Faster Smarter Home Networking, several books on Microsoft Access, and numerous online training courses.


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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By stainton on 19 May 2011
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I have not read the whole book. It is very technical BUT made simple???
There is a surprising lack of continuity in the examples. Some important "screens" are missed out, especialy at the beginning of an exercise thereby breaking the continuity before it is even started making it impossible to follow the logic of the steps in the process.
The book, if not actually useless is a chore making a solution more difficult and time consuming than it should be.
"PLAIN & SIMPLE" it is NOT! and the Font in the windows is riduculously small - I have to use a magnifying glass to read it.
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By Mr. F. D. Stuart on 17 July 2012
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Plain and Simple it may be but the narrative without readable screens is simply not enough. Even for someone with 20/20 vision, the screen displays in this manual are simply unreadable due to their size. The book needs to be A4 format with serious revisions to the displays. Using a magnifying glass is simply impractical. Mine returned for refund. Cannot understand Amazon, usually extremely good, publishing such a book.
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For me an update of the 2003 edition, well illustrated and explained. However I would like to see a bit more of the practical publishing applications which seemingly are availble within the Excel software. No one seems to be bothered with that side of the applications!
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This is a really great book. Explains everything in very simple terms and pictures. I have learnt a good few tips
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Best for Excel Beginners, Great for a 2010 Review 28 Aug. 2010
By iMe - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
It is probably safe to assume that if you are looking at this book it is because you plan on using Excel for some projects, or are using it, but would like to become more of a power user; perhaps you have used Excel 2003 or 2007, or a Mac version, and would like to prepare for using 2010. It does not matter if you are new to Excel or reviewing, this book will likely not fail you. One thing that makes this book stand out is it's easy to follow instructions, it's ability to communicate with lots of full color pictures, and how it "tells the story" (for lack of better words) in both, words and pictures. What you must keep in mind is that this book is meant for those trying to master Excel, and perhaps how it can communicate with other parts of the Office Suite, but by no means is this book meant for developers (book is code free, yay!!) or those in a SharePoint environment (although understanding Excel as a stand alone tool will help in one adapting to Excel Services and other SharePoint related services). A final thing to keep in mind is that this is a book by Microsoft; which means that the end goal of the book is for the user to understand the tool, Excel, and unlike other books (such as those by Apress), will not show you tricks or provide you with ideas that non-Microsoft evangelists or developers have come across.

In Excel 2010, one of the major changes you will notice are modifications to the Microsoft Fluent Interface (or Ribbon Interface), which was introduced in Office 2007, and has now been "improved". Microsoft has also listened to users and has improved on format, functions, and how data is presented. Excel is one of those products that Microsoft will more than likely never completely redesign, but will rather continue to build on; therefore, whatever you learn with this book, will help you in the long run.

I'm not new to Excel, but purchased this book to prepare for a class I have participated to teach, and not only have I learned how to effectively teach Excel to beginners, but have also managed to learn a few tricks myself. Excel is one of the best products developed by Microsoft, and used across all industries, so regardless or previous knowledge, as long as you know how to use a mouse, keyboard and own a version of Office 2010, this book will greatly help.
16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
Incredible Bargain For Excel Users!!! 11 Aug. 2010
By Dan McKinnon - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I have long been one of the biggest supporters of O'Reillys "Missing Manual" line of books, but I think I have found another line that I enjoy just as much. The "Plain & Simple" books by Microsoft continue to astound me with the quality of the product for the pennies that you pay, and always in FULL COLOR FULL COLOR FULL COLOR

With 300 pages of content, you learn the basics of Excel 2010, what is included in the newest release, along with all the staples you would expect like how to create and use Workbooks/Worksheets, functions, charts, embedding, it's all here!! I have long felt that Excel was one of the flagship products of Microsoft and it's one of the things that made it into the company it is today. If you want to learn how to get around easily and quickly, this is a PERFECT resource for you!!

***** HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
Shoddy Binding 23 Jan. 2011
By Wugo - Published on Amazon.com
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While far from comprehensive, "Plain and Simple" is a good guide for Excel novices. Unfortunately, the binding is done so poorly that pages begin falling out of the book after an hour of use.
10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
Well Worth the Price 17 Jan. 2011
By Elizabeth A. Koch - Published on Amazon.com
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I've used Excel for many years. I recently replaced my 8-year-old computer and had to migrate from Windows XP to Windows 7 and the new software that goes with it. Since the look of MS Office 2010 is quite a bit different from Office 2000 (which is what I was using), I wanted a tutorial to guide me through the changes and new features, and get me back to work without a big learning curve. Microsoft's online tutorials are great, but for instructions in this type of situation, I guess I'm old-fashioned and prefer a reference book. "Excel Plain & Simple" is perfect because just as the title says, it's written in a simple style and is chock full of useful information with no chatty filler. Just go right to a specific topic and get your questions answered. There are beautiful, full-color screen shots on every page. It's perfect for experienced users like me who just want to get a quick tutorial on the new features, and because the basics are covered as well, it would be extremely useful to the novice. This great little book is well worth the purchase price and it's a welcome replacement to the 2" thick manual I used to have on my desk.
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
No Excel collection should be without this fine guide! 19 Oct. 2010
By Midwest Book Review - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Microsoft Excel 2010 Plain & Simple offers a clear outline to the simplest ways to get things done with Microsoft Excel 2010. From managing financial data and using charts and graphics to using data from other Microsoft office documents, this tells how share spreadsheets online and between programs and how to create formulas to do major calculations. No Excel collection should be without this fine guide!
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