Microsoft Excel is a commercial spreadsheet application written and distributed by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. The current versions at the time of writing this tutorial are 2010 for Microsoft Windows and 2011 for Mac OS X.
Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet tool capable of performing calculations, analyzing data and integrating information from different programs.
By default, documents saved in Excel 2010 are saved with the .xlsx extension where as the file extension of the prior Excel versions is .xls.
This tutorial has been designed for computer users who are willing to learn Microsoft Excel in simple steps and they do not have much knowledge about computer usage and Microsoft applications. This tutorial will give you enough understanding on MS Excel from where you can take yourself at higher level of expertise.
Before proceeding with this tutorial you should have a basic understanding of Computer peripherals like mouse, keyboard, monitor, screen etc and their basic operations.