How to Access Common Excel 2007 File Commands - dummies

How to Access Common Excel 2007 File Commands

By Greg Harvey

Part of Excel 2007 Workbook For Dummies Cheat Sheet

You can run Excel 2007’s basic file commands in two different ways: by pressing a combination of shortcut keys or by clicking in the Excel Ribbon. The following chart shows some of the most common file commands in Excel 2007 and the two ways you can access them:

Excel Ribbon Command Access Keys Function
Microsoft Office Button | New Alt+FN Displays the New Workbook dialog box, where you can open a
blank workbook or one from a template.
Microsoft Office Button | Open Alt+FO or Ctrl+O Displays the Open dialog box, where you can select an Excel
workbook to open for editing or printing.
Microsoft Office Button | Save Alt+FS or Ctrl+S Saves changes to a workbook. When you first select this command
for a new workbook, Excel displays the Save As dialog box.
Microsoft Office Button | Save As Alt+FA Display the Save As dialog box, where you can modify the
filename, location where the file is saved, and format that the
file is saved in.
Microsoft Office Button | Print Alt+FP or Ctrl+P Displays the Print dialog box to send the current worksheet,
workbook, or cell selection to the printer.
Microsoft Office Button | Send Alt+FD Sends the current workbook as an e-mail attachment or faxes it
using Internet Fax.
Microsoft Office Button | Close Alt+FC Closes the current workbook without exiting Excel.
Microsoft Office Button | Excel Options Alt+FI Displays the Excel Options dialog box, where you can change
default program settings and modify the buttons on the Quick Access
Microsoft Office Button | Exit Excel Alt+FX Quits the Excel program and closes all open workbooks after
prompting you to save them.