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An overview of Excel 2013
The basic building blocks of Excel are unchanged in this version, but the new look makes it easier to concentrate on content. Tab markers at the bottom of the screen are noticeably cleaner.
Excel’s Quick Analysis
Choose a list or a block of numbers and then click Quick Analysis to display the pop-up box of suggestions shown here. You can adjust formatting or choose a chart type, with recommendations based on your selection.
This dialog box, which appears when you choose the option to insert a chart, is brand new. Note that Excel analyzes the data and tries to suggest a range of appropriate chart types and formatting. Use the second tab if you prefer to choose from the full list of chart types.