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Excel 2013 All-in-One For Dummies by Greg Harvey

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Chapter 1: The Excel 2013 User Experience

In This Chapter

arrow.png Getting to know Excel 2013’s Start screen and program window

arrow.png Selecting commands from the Ribbon

arrow.png Unpinning the Ribbon

arrow.png Using Excel 2013 on a touchscreen device

arrow.png Getting around the worksheet and workbook

arrow.png Launching and quitting Excel

Excel 2013 relies primarily on the onscreen element called the Ribbon, which is the means by which you select the vast majority of Excel commands. In addition, Excel 2013 sports a single toolbar (the Quick Access toolbar), some context-sensitive buttons and command bars in the form of the Quick Analysis tool and mini-bar, along with a number of task panes (such as Clipboard, Research, Thesaurus, and Selection to name a few).

Among the features supported when selecting certain style and formatting commands is the Live Preview, which shows you how your actual worksheet data will appear in a particular ...

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