Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Working with Range Names
Adding the following information about your
file is optional. However, Excel stores this data
with your document so that you can use any or
all of it if you need to use the Search box to find
a file you misplaced.
You will only need to use the File > Save
As command once. Once you have
specified the file name and location that you
want associated with your document, you
can press Ctrl+S, or choose File > Save
from the Ribbon, to save a copy of your
document at any time. However, use the
File > Save As command again any time
you need to move or rename the file.
Save Thumbnail: Select this option and
Excel will store a thumbnail image, or
miniature picture, of your file next to
the file name. In this way, the thumbnail
acts as a preview of your file to help
you recognize it when you are ready
to re-open the file (see Figure 1-33).
Tags: Click the Tags box to add any words
that you might associate with your file.
For instance, a spreadsheet to track the
family budget might include the tag
“budget” or “financial”.
Closing and Exiting Excel
When you are ready to stop work for the day,
there are several ways to exit an Office application.
Title: Click the Title box to add a title.
This might be important if you used
abbreviations in your file name. Suppose
your file name was FY2012. You might
choose to add Fiscal Year 2012 to the
Choose File > Exit from the Ribbon.
Choose Alt+F4 from the keyboard.
Click the Close button in the upper-right
corner of the Excel application window.
Click the Excel program icon > Close
command in the upper-left corner of the
Excel application window.
A thumbnail image of your file appears
next to the file name in the folders.