Toolbars & Palettes

Excel includes a number of toolbars and palettes for various purposes. Each one has buttons or menus that activate menu commands or set options.

By default, Excel automatically displays a toolbar and a palette when you launch it:

  • The Standard toolbar (Figure 11) offers buttons for a wide range of commonly used commands.

    Figure 11. The Standard toolbar.

  • The Formatting Palette (Figure 12) offers buttons and menus for formatting selected items.

    Figure 12. The Formatting Palette.


  • The options that appear in the Formatting Palette ...

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