In this chapter, you learned how to configure Excel:Mac to suit the way you work by setting essential preferences, including the General preferences, the View preferences, the Edit preferences, the Save preferences, and the Compatibility preferences. You also now know how to customize the keyboard shortcuts, menus, menu bar, and toolbars; how to change the way the Ribbon appears and works; and how to open workbooks automatically on launching Excel or restore several workbooks to the layout you prefer.
With Excel set up the way you want, you're ready to roll up your sleeves and get to work. We'll start in the next chapter by looking at how to create effective workbooks and templates. Turn the page when you're ready to start.