Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Only slightly less basic than saving files is opening them. Click the File tab, and click Open
to display the Open screen in Backstage view, shown in Figure 2-32.
Figure 2-32 Click the Open command, and select a location or a recent workbook.
Click one of the icons on the left side of the dialog box to display the corresponding files
on the right side. Recent workbooks are displayed when you first click the Open command.
If you click one of the other locations, the recent folders are displayed. If you need
something that is not recent, click the Browse button to display the Open dialog box, as shown
in Figure 2-33.
The drop-down list to the right of the File Name text box at the bottom of the Open dialog
box determines which files are available for selection. The default option is All Excel Files,
which displays file names whose extensions begin with xl . You can display specific file types
or all files by clicking the arrow to the right of the text box.