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Start the exercise by saving the workbook on your system, then complete step number 1 and each subsequent step in the order as listed on this sheet before
comparing your workbook to the solution that we have provided.

Step Task Tutorial


1 Open the Invoices sheet and view the data from which we will compile a monthly sales report. Note that all the
data on the Invoices sheet has been included in an Excel table which will make it easier to specify the cell
ranges that need to be included in our formulas.
2 We'll start by defining a named range which refers to the Sales Amount column on the Invoices sheet. This is Enter Data / Select Cells : Selecting Cells
not an absolute necessity but it is sometimes easier to work with a name instead of the structured cell
referencing that is associated with Excel tables. Select all the cells (except for the column heading) that form
part of the Sales Amount column in the Excel table (the cell range from cell E2 to E60).

3 Insert a named range based on this cell selection and enter the following as a name for the named cell range: Using Named Ranges : Define Named Ranges
InvAmount
4 Open the Name Manager and select the InvAmount named range. Note the syntax of the cell reference in the Using Named Ranges : Edit Named Range Cells
"Refers To" section. We've already defined a named range for the Invoice Date column - select the InvDate
named range. Make sure that the same structured cell referencing is used for both named ranges (only the
column names should differ). If the syntax differs, select the InvAmount named range again and select or enter
the correct cell references. Close the Name Manager when you've checked that the named ranges have been
created on the same basis.

5 Open the Summary sheet, select cell A5 and enter the following date: 2012/06/01 (Note: use the appropriate Enter Data / Select Cells : Enter Data
date format as per the regional date settings that are specified in your System Control Panel)

6 Select cell A6 and enter the following date: 2012/06/02 (Note: use the appropriate date format as per the Enter Data / Select Cells : Enter Data
regional date settings that are specified in your System Control Panel)
7 Use the Auto Fill feature to extend the date series up to 2012/06/30 (from cell A5 to cell A34) Copy & Paste Data : Auto Fill

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Step Task Tutorial
8 Select cell B5 and enter a SUMIFS formula to calculate the total sales amount for the date which has been Statistical Functions : Sum Based on Multiple Criteria
included in cell A5. Note that we could have used the SUMIF function because the calculation only needs to be
based on one criteria but we prefer the syntax of the SUMIFS function.
8.1 Enter the InvAmount named range in the sum range function argument. Statistical Functions : Sum Based on Multiple Criteria
8.2 Enter the InvDate named range in the criteria range 1 function argument. Statistical Functions : Sum Based on Multiple Criteria
8.3 Link the criteria 1 function argument to the date in cell A5. Statistical Functions : Sum Based on Multiple Criteria
9 Copy cell B5. Copy & Paste Data : Copy Cells
10 Paste cell B5 into cells B6 to B34. Copy & Paste Data : Paste Cells (normal)
11 Select cell B35 and use the Auto Sum feature to add a total for all the daily sales amounts. Math Functions : Auto Sum
12 Apply a single top border and a double bottom border to cell B17. Format Cells : Format Borders
13 Note that if we add additional invoices to the Excel table on the Invoices sheet and the invoice dates fall into the
date range that is included on the Summary sheet, the invoice amounts will automatically be included in the
calculations on the Summary sheet because the daily sales totals are calculated based on the entire columns
which form part of the Excel table (via the named ranges that we specified and included in our SUMIFS
formula).

14 Save the workbook and compare your workbook to the solution that we've provided.

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Invoice Invoice Sales Tax Bank Account
Number Date Customer Description Amount Code Code Code
INV0051 6/1/2012 DF Manufacturing Stock Sales 8,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0052 6/1/2012 CC Supplies Stock Sales 15,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0053 6/4/2012 IT Solutions Stock Sales 11,200.00 E B1 IS-100
INV0054 6/4/2012 IQ Bonds Stock Sales 10,200.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0055 6/4/2012 WC Financial Advisors Stock Sales 17,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0056 6/5/2012 DF Manufacturing Stock Sales 17,420.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0057 6/5/2012 GP Accountants Stock Sales 3,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0058 6/8/2012 Energy Incorporated Stock Sales 8,230.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0059 6/8/2012 Energy Incorporated Stock Sales 22,800.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0060 6/9/2012 CC Supplies Stock Sales 19,050.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0061 6/9/2012 DF Manufacturing Stock Sales 34,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0062 6/9/2012 WC Financial Advisors Stock Sales 12,540.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0063 6/11/2012 PTY Consultants Stock Sales 18,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0064 6/12/2012 WW Retail Stock Sales 15,200.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0065 6/12/2012 EC Estate Agents Stock Sales 14,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0066 6/12/2012 The Paint Shop Stock Sales 12,970.00 A B1 IS-100
CN00018 6/13/2012 IT Solutions Stock Sales -3,100.00 E B1 IS-100
INV0067 6/13/2012 Energy Incorporated Stock Sales 28,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0068 6/13/2012 TRF Solutions Stock Sales 13,200.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0069 6/14/2012 EC Estate Agents Stock Sales 2,230.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0070 6/14/2012 GP Accountants Stock Sales 28,800.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0071 6/15/2012 The Paint Shop Stock Sales 25,500.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0072 6/16/2012 PTY Consultants Stock Sales 3,120.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0073 6/16/2012 CC Supplies Stock Sales 13,200.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0074 6/17/2012 XX Building Supplies Stock Sales 15,400.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0075 6/19/2012 IT Solutions Stock Sales 8,300.00 E B1 IS-100
INV0076 6/19/2012 PTY Consultants Stock Sales 14,440.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0077 6/19/2012 GP Accountants Stock Sales 3,400.00 A B1 IS-100
Invoice Invoice Sales Tax Bank Account
Number Date Customer Description Amount Code Code Code
INV0078 6/19/2012 WC Financial Advisors Stock Sales 20,100.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0079 6/19/2012 XX Building Supplies Stock Sales 12,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0080 6/20/2012 Energy Incorporated Stock Sales 8,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0081 6/20/2012 CC Supplies Stock Sales 15,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0082 6/21/2012 DF Manufacturing Stock Sales 11,200.00 E B1 IS-100
INV0083 6/22/2012 WC Financial Advisors Stock Sales 10,200.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0084 6/22/2012 PTY Consultants Stock Sales 17,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0085 6/23/2012 WW Retail Stock Sales 17,420.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0086 6/23/2012 EC Estate Agents Stock Sales 3,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0087 6/23/2012 The Paint Shop Stock Sales 8,230.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0088 6/25/2012 IT Solutions Stock Sales 22,800.00 E B1 IS-100
INV0089 6/25/2012 Energy Incorporated Stock Sales 19,050.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0090 6/25/2012 TRF Solutions Stock Sales 34,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0091 6/26/2012 EC Estate Agents Stock Sales 12,540.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0092 6/26/2012 GP Accountants Stock Sales 18,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0093 6/26/2012 The Paint Shop Stock Sales 15,200.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0094 6/26/2012 PTY Consultants Stock Sales 14,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0095 6/27/2012 CC Supplies Stock Sales 12,970.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0097 6/27/2012 XX Building Supplies Stock Sales 28,000.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0098 6/27/2012 IT Solutions Stock Sales 13,200.00 E B1 IS-100
INV0099 6/27/2012 PTY Consultants Stock Sales 2,230.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0100 6/27/2012 GP Accountants Stock Sales 28,800.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0101 6/28/2012 WC Financial Advisors Stock Sales 25,500.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0102 6/28/2012 XX Building Supplies Stock Sales 3,120.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0103 6/28/2012 DF Manufacturing Stock Sales 13,200.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0104 6/29/2012 CC Supplies Stock Sales 15,400.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0105 6/29/2012 EC Estate Agents Stock Sales 8,300.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0106 6/30/2012 GP Accountants Stock Sales 14,440.00 A B1 IS-100
Invoice Invoice Sales Tax Bank Account
Number Date Customer Description Amount Code Code Code
INV0107 6/30/2012 The Paint Shop Stock Sales 3,400.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0108 6/30/2012 PTY Consultants Stock Sales 20,100.00 A B1 IS-100
INV0109 6/30/2012 IT Solutions Stock Sales 12,000.00 E B1 IS-100
Example Limited
Daily Sales Report

Date Total Sales