Organize and understand data
Table can be used to track research.
Tables and datasets can help you track, find, and organize large amounts of data. After you become familiar with tables in Office Excel 2007, you can explore many ways to manage data, such as sharing it over a network and creating forms with Microsoft Visual Basic (which is built into Office Excel 2007).
You can even track your research in a table, as shown in the following figure. To make it easier to work with the data, you can use the Form tool to view and enter information in a form.
To create a data set
The following steps show you how to create a table to hold your data, activate the Form tool, and then use the table and Form tool to enter data.