Written for a diverse audience (all ages, different educational backgrounds, varying educational goals), this book allows for self-paced or online learning. The primary goal of GO! Series: Microsoft Excel 2003 Comprehensive is to teach Microsoft Excel 2003 quickly and easily, with an approach that is based on clearly-defined projects. A key feature of the book is the use of Microsoft procedural syntax: steps begin with where the action is to take place, followed by the action itself. The instruction is error-free, clearly written, and logically arranged. This book provides users with the skills to solve business problems using the computer as a tool. Combining all of the material of Volumes 1 and 2 of the series, the Comprehensive edition covers: getting started, with Excel; creating a workbook with formulas; advanced formulas, functions, and charting; customizing a workbook; adding logic and protecting the workbook; checking work and working with others; advanced formatting and functions; using database capabilities in Excel; integrating Excel with other office applications; PivotTables and PivotCharts; customized Excel with macros; and visual basic for applications. An efficient and handy guide for anyone interested in learning the ins and outs of Microsoft Excel 2003.