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anyone with excel 2010

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jeanie99 Thu 08-May-14 21:07:47

I've jumped from 2003 on my old laptop to 2010 on my new one and it is totally different.

I am having a real problem finding my way around all the drop down menus.

Tried to get on a local free course to update my skills but because I'm not on benefits the cost is £300, fortunately I was sat down at the time.

Any ideas.

Ana Thu 08-May-14 21:22:07

£300??? shock That's ridiculous...

I have Excel 2010 but don't use it, so that's no help. Isn't there an online helpline or video tutorial you could access?

jeanie99 Thu 08-May-14 21:35:30

Thanks for responding Ana I was hoping someone would come up with a link to an online tutorial.

Yes £300 I was shocked, I told the lady that I was on a small pension but she said you have to be claiming benefits to get on the course for free.

Ana Thu 08-May-14 21:38:27

There are quite a few, if you Google them, but hope this helps! smile

jeanie99 Thu 08-May-14 22:01:14

Ana thanks so much for the link it's much appreciated.

susieb755 Fri 09-May-14 20:15:26

Try age uk as well they offer free courses
What did you need to know about excel?

Soupy Fri 09-May-14 22:18:11

If you go to Find Commands in Office 2010 in the link and click on Excel it will bring up the ribbon guide which shows how to find what you want in the new version.

I used this a lot when I first changed versions.

Anne58 Sat 10-May-14 08:54:01

Vision2Learn do a IT skills on-line course for all Microsoft Office applications using 2010. I wanted to do it to brush up my skills, but when I had to have new hard drive the idiot in the computer shop put 2003 on it!

I love Office 2010, I found it quite intuitive to use.

GrumpyOldMan Sun 31-Aug-14 20:47:55

User libre office. It will read MS office files and the user interface is old style!

etheltbags1 Mon 01-Sep-14 10:04:40

I think excel 2010 will be outdated now so you wont find any courses on it. Almost all local community centres do courses for older people. they are usually called 'computers for the terrified' or something like that and our area (north east) they usually cost £60.00 for about 6 weeks which really cheap, I did clait for £60.00. Many beginners courses are free so look in the local library. I must admit I had not heard of excel 2010 but as its 2010 I think most courses will run a 2014 course.