In this chapter, you'll get started quickly with Excel by creating and saving a new workbook. You'll then look at how to navigate the Excel interface and work with worksheets and workbooks. You'll learn how to enter data in worksheets, how to select and manipulate cells, and how to use Excel's various view features to see the worksheet data you need so that you can work easily with it.
When you launch Excel, the application by default displays the Excel Workbook Gallery dialog box automatically so that you can create a new workbook or open one you've recently used. In this section, we'll look at how to create a new workbook and how to save it.