Microsoft Excel is the industry leader for creating and working with spreadsheets on both the PC and Macintosh platforms. Excel X for Mac OS X features a new Aqua user interface, offers complete support for Mac OS X's modern architecture, and provides new features, such as transparent charts and AutoRecovery (automatically backs up your files). Designed to run exclusively on Mac OS X, this version of Excel is an unprecedented Macintosh product, and a true representation of what a Mac OS X application should look and feel like. Excel X for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide helps users learn Excel by providing step-by-step instructions, plenty of illustrations, and tons of tips to get them up and running quickly. Readers start by mastering Excel basics, then move on to more advanced techniques including advanced formatting, inserting objects and multimedia events, creating charts and graphs, and publishing spreadsheets to Web pages. The Visual QuickStart Guide format can be used either as a reference or as a step-by-step guide for those just starting out with the program.