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Excel 2013 For Dummies by Greg Harvey

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Chapter 1

The Excel 2013 User Experience

In This Chapter

arrow Getting familiar with the Excel 2013 program window and Backstage view

arrow Selecting commands from the Ribbon

arrow Customizing the Quick Access toolbar

arrow Methods for starting Excel 2013

arrow Surfing an Excel 2013 worksheet and workbook

arrow Getting some help with using this program

Excel 2013, like Excel 2010 and Excel 2007 before it, relies upon a single strip at the top of the worksheet called the Ribbon that puts the bulk of the Excel commands you use at your fingertips at all times.

Add to the Ribbon a File tab and a Quick Access toolbar — along with a few remaining task panes (Clipboard, Clip Art, and Research) — and you end up with the handiest way to crunch your numbers, produce and print polished financial reports, as well as organize and chart your data. In other words, to do all the wonderful things for which you rely on Excel.

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