Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
When you have finished your work with Excel, you
should shut down the program. This reduces clutter
on the desktop and in the taskbar, and it also
conserves memory and other system resources.
When you quit Excel, the program checks your open
workbooks to see if any of them have unsaved
changes. If Excel detects a workbook that has
unsaved changes, it prompts you to save the file.
This is a very important step because it prevents you
from losing work, so be sure to save your changes
when Excel prompts you.
1 Right-click the Excel icon in the
2 Click Close all windows .
Note: If you have only one Excel
workbook open, click Close
Note: If you have any open
documents with unsaved changes,
Excel prompts you to save those