Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Office Excel 2007 is a powerful tool you can use to create and format spreadsheets, and analyze and share information to make more informed decisions. With the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface, rich data visualization, and PivotTable views, professional-looking charts are easier to create and use.[1]


Because of all it can do Microsoft Excel is widely used by companies and individuals alike. Novice users are able to do many things while having little to no difficulty while advanced users have many different features to use and options to choose from. However, there are many things Excel offers and they can be overwhelming to a new user.

Principles Excel
Strive for consistency 3
Cater to universal usability 3
Offer informative feedback 4
Design dialogs to yield closure 5
Prevent errors 3
Permit easy reversal of action 5
Support internal locus of control 5
Reduce short-term memory load 4
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