Using Excel as a DatabaseFrank Schneemann, © 1990In this exercise we will use Excel to manipulate data in an excel spreadsheet designed as a database. This exercise is only intended to familiarize you with the basics of the Excel database function. Excel has many more features and is much more powerful than demonstrated in this tutorial. This exercise will get you started. Later, you can explore Excel further. 

Creating the spreadsheet/database


Sorting Data


Summarizing Data (Break Point) We now want to find out how much money we have earned in each of the cities in our Excel database. To do this we must first sort the data.




Your sheet should look like the one below
What effect did these icons have on the
spreadsheet? 

Filtering Data


You should have little Drop Down Arrows next to each field name


The only data showing now should be records from Chula Vista


This assignment requires you to turn in the following printed exercise
You did great
