Excel Tidbits from The Art of Copyediting
Here's the replay of an Art of Copyediting webinar titled Data Consolidation Using Microsoft Excel: Some Case-Study Demonstrations held on March 7, 2021, as part of the ICF (Indian Copyeditors Forum) webinar series. For your convenience, the webinar recording has been broken down into smaller parts.
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Jot down these features and learn them over time
A solid list of things that can be tracked in any department producing anything
Samples that show how some of these features can be used in a live scenario
It is this protracted tracking and sharing of results (together with practical follow-up) that can help to hold a department together as a family
Practical help over time
Some live comments received at the end of the webinar
"Thank you, Venkataraman! You are an amazing teacher. I look forward to receiving the resources. I’m sure your team is very lucky and well looked after :-)"
"Thank you, Venkataraman, for sharing a lot of interesting insights. I manage a team of four individuals and your inputs today will help me improve my tracking sheet and the productivity of the team."
"I’m a beginner at Excel. This session was extremely helpful. I leant a lot of different ways in which Excel can be used. Thanks a lot."
"Thank you so much for this really eye-opening session. Its my first time here and I am glad to have made the time."
"This seems to be a solution to all my problems but seems to be a pretty big deal to be there where we can track just all of it."
"Inspiring, as always, Dr. Venkat. I was wondering why you wrote parts of your book on copyediting on Excel. Now I understand."
"Thank you for the very informative session, Dr Venkat."