How to stay in charge of spreadsheets in Excel 2008 for Mac? Use these quick steps for your most common activities.

Rename a worksheet Double-click a sheet tab to change its name.
Edit cells Double-click a cell to edit the cell formula or cell contents on the worksheet.
File timesaver Save your files as Excel Binary Workbook (.xlsb) to get a much smaller file that opens and saves faster.
Create table rows and columns Choose Insert→List to start the List Wizard, which helps you create row and column tables for your data.
Alternative menu options Hold down the Shift key while navigating Excel’s menus to see alternative options.