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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 in 24 Hours by Trudi Reisner

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Looking at the Excel Screen

Now that you've launched Excel, take a few minutes to look at the parts of the Excel screen, as shown in Figure 1.4. Many of the screen components might look familiar because they're found in most Windows programs.

  • Title bar— The bar at the top of the Excel screen displays the program and the name of the file you're working on.

  • Menu bar— Click any menu name to display a list of available Excel commands that relate to the task you're performing.

  • Answer a Question box— You use this box to get help on how to perform an Excel task or learn more about an Excel feature.

  • Toolbars— Excel contains many toolbars with buttons to help you access a program feature. Hold your mouse pointer over a button to find out what the button ...

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