The Excel 2013 User Experience
In This Chapter
Getting familiar with the Excel 2013 program window and Backstage view
Selecting commands from the Ribbon
Customizing the Quick Access toolbar
Methods for starting Excel 2013
Surfing an Excel 2013 worksheet and workbook
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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