Beginner needs help!

Debbie A

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I need to prepare a spreadsheet that shows the following information:


Three columns:

1st column will be date (each Sunday from 7-6-08 through the last Sunday of 2008.

2nd column will be a dollar amount collected for that date

3rd column will be the total collected to date.

Beginning balance is $250,000


Can someone help me? I am a new excel user who will be taking classes soon, but I need this particular document done asap.

Thanks so much!
Debbie
 

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Norie

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Debbie

What do you actually need help with?

If it's the dates then it's pretty straightforward.

Here's one way.

1 Put 7-06-08 in A1.

2 Put =A1+1 in A2.

3 Copy A2 down as far as needed.
 

VoG

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Hi.

Does this example help?

<b>Sheet6</b><br /><br /><table border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" style="font-family:Calibri,Arial; font-size:11pt; background-color:#ffffff; padding-left:2pt; padding-right:2pt; "> <colgroup><col style="font-weight:bold; width:30px; " /><col style="width:91px;" /><col style="width:87px;" /><col style="width:106px;" /></colgroup><tr style="background-color:#cacaca; text-align:center; font-weight:bold; font-size:8pt; "><td > </td><td >A</td><td >B</td><td >C</td></tr><tr style="height:18px ;" ><td style="font-size:8pt; background-color:#cacaca; text-align:center; " >1</td><td >Date</td><td >$</td><td >Balance</td></tr><tr style="height:18px ;" ><td style="font-size:8pt; background-color:#cacaca; text-align:center; " >2</td><td >Start</td><td > </td><td style="text-align:right; ">250000</td></tr><tr style="height:18px ;" ><td style="font-size:8pt; background-color:#cacaca; text-align:center; " >3</td><td style="text-align:right; ">06/07/2008</td><td style="text-align:right; ">250</td><td style="text-align:right; ">250250</td></tr><tr style="height:18px ;" ><td style="font-size:8pt; background-color:#cacaca; text-align:center; " >4</td><td style="text-align:right; ">13/07/2008</td><td style="text-align:right; ">300</td><td style="text-align:right; ">250550</td></tr><tr style="height:18px ;" ><td style="font-size:8pt; background-color:#cacaca; text-align:center; " >5</td><td style="text-align:right; ">20/07/2008</td><td style="text-align:right; ">210</td><td style="text-align:right; ">250760</td></tr><tr style="height:18px ;" ><td style="font-size:8pt; background-color:#cacaca; text-align:center; " >6</td><td style="text-align:right; ">27/07/2008</td><td style="text-align:right; ">125</td><td style="text-align:right; ">250885</td></tr></table><br /><table style="font-family:Arial; font-size:10pt; border-style: groove ;border-color:#00ff00;background-color:#fffcf9; color:#000000; "><tr><td ><b>Spreadsheet Formulas</b></td></tr><tr><td ><table border = "1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2" style="font-family:Arial; font-size:9pt;"><tr style="background-color:#cacaca; font-size:10pt;"><td >Cell</td><td >Formula</td></tr><tr><td >C3</td><td >=C2+B3</td></tr><tr><td >A4</td><td >=A3+7</td></tr><tr><td >C4</td><td >=C3+B4</td></tr><tr><td >A5</td><td >=A4+7</td></tr><tr><td >C5</td><td >=C4+B5</td></tr><tr><td >A6</td><td >=A5+7</td></tr><tr><td >C6</td><td >=C5+B6</td></tr></table></td></tr></table> <br />Excel tables to the web - Excel Jeanie Html 4



The formulas are entered once in each column and filled down. So for example in A4 enter the formula

=A3+7

then click in A4, hover the cursor over the bottom right of the cell until the pointer turns into a + then hold down the left mouse button, drag down as far as needed and release the mouse button.
 
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