How to use the Menu system of Microsoft Excel

How to use the Menu system of Microsoft Excel (Video transcript)

Excel’s menu system consists of a series of tabs followed by a group of icons. The entire menu system is referred to as the Ribbon. The most common tab is the Home tab.

A lot of formatting tools available on the left side, here, including some related to numbers. Some additional command-type features to the right.

The Insert tab, Pivot Tables, Charts, and graphs. Some filtering options and some other features.

The other is Page Layout, which has a lot to do with printing and also some other features.

Formulas tab has a lot to do with formulas, which are built-in formulas, And some other features here as well too.

The Data tab contains important data management tools, like sorting and filtering and inserting other features related to data management.

Review tab, you probably will not use as often listed here, spell check, some protection features, workbook protection, worksheet protection.

And a View tab has a lot to do with some of the visuals.

And here is the File tab. Here we have features for file management. Print, export, and others, we call this backstage view. We can get back into our standard use of Excel by either pressing Escape or this left arrow.

There are also additional sections in this little arrow they expose us to different features that we might not be seeing here on the Home tab.

In the upper right, you’ll see a choice related to how we view the tabs and the Ribbon, The default view is what we’re seeing right now.

If we only want to Show Tabs, we click button We want the focus to be on the data. we can click to get back.

Excel Ribbon menu system is very visual and intuitive. We will use most of the features throughout the course

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