· Open the file NP_EX16_CS1-4a_FirstLastName_1.xlsx, available for download from the SAM website.
· Save the file as NP_EX16_CS1-4a_FirstLastName_2.xlsx by changing the “1” to a “2”.
o If you do not see the .xlsx file extension in the Save As dialog box, do not type it. The program will add the file extension for you automatically.
· With the file NP_EX16_CS1-4a_FirstLastName_2.xlsx still open, ensure that your first and last name is displayed in cell B6 of the Documentation sheet.
o If cell B6 does not display your name, delete the file and download a new copy from the SAM website.
1. Geneva Huddleston works for SpringLeaf Designs. Over the years, the company has released a variety of products, and Geneva’s manager would like her to make a spreadsheet to help the company keep track of sales figures.
Change the theme of the workbook to Office.
2. On the Merchandise worksheet, change the width of columns D through G to 14.00 characters.
3. Change the height of row 2 to 32 pt.
4. Merge and center the contents of the range B2:J2.
5. Format the merged ranges B2:J2 and L2:M2 as described below:
a. Apply the Title cell style.
b. Apply bold formatting.
c. Change the font color to Green, Accent 6, Darker 50% (10th column, 6th row of the Theme Colors palette).
d. Change the cell fill color to Green, Accent 6, Lighter 40% (10th column, 4th row of the Theme Colors palette).
6. Format the ranges B3:J3 and L3:M3 as described below:
a. Center cell contents.
b. Change the font to Arial Black.
c. Change the font size to 9 pt.
d. Change the font color to Green, Accent 6, Darker 50% (10th column, 6th row of the Theme Colors palette).
e. Apply the Top and Double Bottom Border cell border.
f. Apply wrap text formatting.
7. Select range B4:B14, and then increase the indent of the cell contents once.
8. Italicize the range B15:B18 and the range B20:B21.
9. Format the range I4:I18 with the Accounting number format with zero decimal places and use $ as the symbol. (Hint: Depending on how you complete this action, the number format may appear as Custom instead of Accounting.)
10. Geneva’s manager would like to see some additional information to help make sales decisions.
Enter a formula in cell J4 using the IF function to it whether or not the item Beaded Earrings should go on sale. It will go on sale if its current sales rank (in cell G4) is 8th or lower. (Hint: If the cell value is greater than or equal to 8, it will go on sale.)
a. If this condition is true, the item will go on sale. (Hint: The if_true value should be “YES”.)
b. If this condition is false, the item doesn’t need to go on sale. (Hint: The if_false value should be “-”.)
c. Copy the formula created in cell J4 to the range J5:J14.
11. Enter a formula in cell E4 to calculate how long each item has been on sale. This is calculated by subtracting the launch date in cell D4 from the Data Updated date in cell C20. To show the time in years, divide that result by 365. Use an absolute reference to the date in cell C20. Copy the formula from cell E4 to cells E5:E14.
12. For the range E4:E18, update the number format by decreasing the number of decimal places displayed to 1.
13. Enter a formula in cell I15 using the SUM function to total the current sales in the range I4:I14.
14. Enter a formula in cell I16 using the AVERAGE function to calculate the average current product sales based on the range I4:I14.
15. Enter a formula in cell I17 using the MAX function to calculate the highest selling product based on the range I4:I14.
16. Enter a formula in cell I18 using the MIN function to calculate the lowest selling product based on the range I4:I14.
17. Add Solid Fill Green Data Bars to range I4:I14.
18. Enter a formula in cell M6 using the VLOOKUP function to find an exact match for the sale status of scarves. Use the value in cell L6 as the lookup_value, the range B3:J14 as the table_array, 9 as the col_index_num argument, and FALSE as the range_lookup argument.