Basic Microsoft Excel 2010 Tutorial Getting Start

Basic Microsoft Excel 2010 Tutorial

The Microsoft Excel 2010 interface is similar to Excel 2007. There have been some changes if you’re new to Excel first take some time to learn how to navigate an Excel workbook.

Basic Microsoft Excel 2010 Tutorial
Basic Microsoft Excel 2010 Tutorial

File Tab

Near the top-left corner of the Excel 2010 window, you will notice the green File tab; it provides access to backstage view, you can click it to check backstage view.

The File tab replaces the Office button (or File menu) in previous versions of Excel and also includes commands new to Excel 2010.

The new features backstage view contains all the document- and file-related commands, including Info, Send. Additionally, Save, Save As, Open, Close, Recent, New, Print, and Save & there’s a Help option, this Option item that allow you to change many of Excel’s default settings, and an Exit option to quit the program.

Quick Access Toolbar:

If you use an Excel command repeatedly, you can add it to the Quick Access Toolbar. You can add commands in the Quick Access Toolbar that are not available in the ribbon. By default, the Quick Access Toolbar includes the Save, Undo and Redo button.

Basic Microsoft Excel 2010 Tutorial
Basic Microsoft Excel 2010 Tutorial

To add a command in the Quick Access Toolbar, apply the following steps. Click the down arrow.

Ribbon

Basic Microsoft Excel 2010 Tutorial
Basic Microsoft Excel 2010 Tutorial

The Ribbon contains multiple tabs, each with many groups of commands.

Tabs:

They appear across the top of the Ribbon and contain groups of related commands such as File, Home, Insert, View, Page layout, Formulas,Data, and Review. The Home tab includes the most frequently used commands in Excel.

The Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar are where you will find the commands you need to perform common tasks in Excel. If you are familiar with ms Excel 2007, you will find that the main difference in the ms Excel 2010 Ribbon is that commands such as Open and Print are now housed in backstage view.

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