There are many Microsoft Excel manuals in the "Dummies" series, all found at common online book stores, including Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com. An individual needs to purchase the manual that corresponds to the version of Excel he has, such as "Excel 2013 for Dummies" or "Excel 2010 for Dummies."
All of the "Excel for Dummies" manuals are intended to show beginners how to get started using the software by presenting content on the basic features of Microsoft Excel, including creating and editing worksheets and charts, formatting cells, entering formulas and inserting graphs. In addition, the manuals help experienced users become comfortable with the new functionality and features of the latest Microsoft Excel version.
People can also purchase "Dummies" manuals that cover specific Microsoft Excel functionality, such as "Excel Macros for Dummies" or "Excel VBA Programming for Dummies." Excel learning guides are part of the content in "Dummies" manuals that cover the full suite of Microsoft Office products, such as "Office 2013 For Dummies: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint."
Online learning is offered by the publisher of the "Dummies" series at www.dummies.com. These courses are self-paced and easy-to-follow. There are many choices for those wanting to learn Microsoft Excel, including a basics course, an advanced course, and basic and advanced combined. Again, the buyer needs to make sure he chooses the course covering the version of Excel he owns.