Create, Save and Open existing Excel files

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Now that you know what the window does, lets look at how you create a new spreadsheet, open an old one or save your work.

To create a new Excel file:

In order to create a new Excel file you need to click on the File Button, and click on the NEW option as shown below (might look slightly different on different versions)



To Save and Name the new Excel file (first time)

What happens if you close Excel down accidentally?


Opening a previously used file

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