Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Arranging workbook windows
according to the option you select under Arrange in the Arrange Windows dialog box. This
is handy if you have several workbooks open but have multiple windows open for one of
them and want to arrange only these windows without closing the other workbooks.
Note that the Save Workspace command, which used to be in the Window group on
the View tab, is no longer available in Excel 2013, because of its new single document
interface (SDI) behavior. For more information, see the Inside Out tip “Microsoft and
the SDI” in Chapter 2.
Figure 7-2 These windows are arranged in the Horizontal configuration.
Note that in the horizontal configuration shown in Figure 7-2, Excel hides the ribbons
automatically, which is handy, because you would see nothing but the ribbon in each workbook
window if it didn’t hide them. To reveal a ribbon, double-click the title bar of any of the
When you save a workbook, Excel also saves its characteristics, such as the window’s
size, position on the screen, and display settings. The next time you open the
workbook, the window looks the same as it did the last time you saved it. When you open it,
Excel even selects the same cells you had selected when you saved the file.