Preface to the Third Edition xxv Before You Begin xxvii PART I THE BASICS Chapter 1 Working with Excel 2007 or Excel 2010 3 Chapter 2 Working with Excel 2003 79 Chapter 3 Excel Formulas and Functions 137 Chapter 4 Excel 2007/2010 Charts 177 Chapter 5 Excel 2003 Charts 209 PART II ADVANCED SPREADSHEET TOPICS Chapter 6 Advanced Worksheet Formulas 233 Chapter 7 Array Formulas 267 Chapter 8 Advanced Charting Techniques 289 Chapter 9 Using Excel's Database Features 327 Chapter 10 Importing Data into Excel 349 Chapter 11 Adding Controls to a Spreadsheet 365 Chapter 12 Other Language Versions of Excel 385 PART III SPREADSHEET MATHEMATICS Chapter 13 Mathematical Methods for Spreadsheet Calculations 403 Chapter 14 Linear Regression and Curve Fitting 435 Chapter 15 Nonlinear Regression Using the Solver 463 PART IV EXCEL'S VISUAL BASIC FOR APPLICATIONS Chapter 16 Visual Basic for Applications: An Introduction 491 Chapter 17 Programming with VBA 503 Chapter 18 Working with Arrays in VBA 543 PART V SOME APPLICATIONS OF VBA Chapter 19 Command Macros 557 Chapter 20 Custom Functions 571 Chapter 21 Automatic Procedures 589 Chapter 22 Custom Menus 595 Chapter 23 Custom Toolbars and Toolbuttons 607 PART VI APPENDICES Appendix A What's Where in Excel 2007/2010 629 Appendix B Selected Worksheet Functions by Category 63 3 Appendix C Alphabetical List of Selected Worksheet Functions 639 Appendix D Renamed Functions in Excel 2010 661 Appendix E Selected Visual Basic Keywords by Category 663 Appendix F Alphabetical List of Selected Visual Basic Keywords 667 Appendix G Selected Excel 4 Macro Functions 689 Appendix H Shortcut Keys by Keystroke 693 Appendix I Selected Shortcut Keys by Category 703 Appendix J ASCII Codes 707 Appendix K Contents of the CD-ROM 709 INDEX 719
E. Joseph Billo retired in 2006 as Associate Professor of Chemistry at Boston College and is the author of Excel for Chemists: A Comprehensive Guide, Second Edition. He has presented the two-day short courses "Advanced Excel for Scientists and Engineers" and "Excel Visual Basic Macros for Scientists and Engineers" to over 2,000 scientists at corporate clients in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.
Finally this new edition, provides chemists and studentsa detailed guide and examples how to apply the current versions ofExcel to their needs. It should be added to the shelves of thoseusing this program within their scientific work. (Materials and Corrosion, 1 November 2012)