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Getting Started with MS Excel 2013 : Lesson 3

Starting Excel and Opening a Workbook (Video duration 11:01)

In this video we look at how to start Excel 2013 in Windows 7 or Windows 8, and discuss convenient shortcuts for starting Excel 2013 on a regular basis, such as pinning to the Task Bar.

We also review some options for closing Excel 2013.

The video includes a first look at the Excel 2013 Start Screen.

We review ways of opening existing workbooks, including the use of the Recent list and the option of browsing to locate a workbook in an accessible storage location. Avaliable locations include local devices and cloud storage facilities such as Microsoft OneDrive.

We open an existing Excel workbook and explain the difference between workbooks and worksheets.

Links and downloads

For more information about Excel 2013, please see this information from Microsoft.

PLEASE NOTE that external links open in a new browser window.

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