Certain Excel commands display a task pane automatically. However, when you want to display or hide a task pane, you can choose View, Task Pane.
The task pane is a small separate window that enables you to perform common Excel commands more efficiently. You can use the commands on the task pane while you are working on your files.
Table 1.2 lists the most commonly used task panes in Excel and describes their functions.
|Task Pane||What It's Used For|
|Home||Includes commands for opening and creating workbooks, and searching for Excel information at the Microsoft Web site.|
|Help||Provides a way to get help on any Excel topic.|
|Search Results||Lets you search for text ...|