# USING MICROSOFT EXCEL 2016 Independent Project 4-5

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USING MICROSOFT EXCEL 2016 Independent Project 4-5

Independent Project 4-5 Boyd Air is monitoring flight arrival status as well as capacities. Before formatting the data as an Excel table, you will export it as a text file for use in the reservation software. You will filter the data in the table, build a PivotTable, and create a PivotChart. This project has been modified for use in SIMnet.

Skills Covered in This Project • Format data as an Excel table.

• Use a number filter in a table.

• Set conditional formatting with an icon set.

• Filter data by cell icon.

• Create and format a PivotTable.

• Create and format a PivotChart.

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1. Open the BoydAir-04 start file.

2. Click the Enable Editing button.

3. The file will be renamed automatically to include your name. Change the project file name if

directed to do so by your instructor, and save it.

4. Rename the sheet tab Stats.

5. Select cell A4 and format the data as an Excel table using Green, Table Style Medium 21.

Select cell A4 and format the data as an Excel table using Style Medium 21.

6. Copy the Stats sheet to the end and name the copy PM Flights.

7. Select the PM Flights sheet and use a Greater Than filter to display flights with a departure time

after 12:00 PM (Figure 4-102).

8. Select the Stats worksheet, select cells I5:I32, and set conditional formatting to use 3 Stars from

the Icon Sets in the Ratings group.

9. Build a two-level Custom Sort for the Capacity column to sort by icon. Show the solid gold star

at the top, followed by the half-gold star. The silver star will default to the bottom

(Figure 4-103).

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10. Select the Stats worksheet, select cells A4:I32, and use the Quick Analysis tool to create a

PivotTable to display average of capacity by origin (Figure 4-104).

11. Rename the sheet PivotTable&Chart.

12. Select cell B3 in the PivotTable and use Field Settings to set a Number Format of Percentage

with two decimal places. Edit the Custom Name to display Average Capacity.

13. Add the Passengers field to the PivotTable VALUES area with a sum calculation. Edit the field

settings to display # of Passengers as the custom name. Set the number format to Number with

zero decimals and a thousand’s separator.

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14. Use White, Pivot Style Light 8 for the PivotTable and show banded columns and rows.

Use Pivot Style Light 8 for the PivotTable and show banded columns and rows.

15. Add a 3-D Pie PivotChart to the sheet and position the chart object to start in cell E3. Size the

chart to reach cell N22.

16. Select the legend in the chart and set its font size to 11 from the Home tab.

17. Show Data Labels on the chart positioned at the Inside End. Select a data label and format all

labels from the Home tab as bold and 10 pt. (Figure 4-105).

18. Save and close the workbook.