Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Sharing Your Worksheets
(Atl+FHN). Excel then displays the names preceded by check boxes for each
of the social networks to which you are a member under the heading Post to
Social Networks on the right side of the Share screen.
You then select the check box for each social network to which you want to
post a link to your workbook on your page for your friends and followers. If
you want to add a message about the worksheet you’re sharing, you enter it
below in the Include a Personal Message with the Invitation text box. Then,
you click the Post button to post the link and any included message to your
personal or company page in each of the selected social networks.
To e-mail a copy of a workbook you have open in Excel to a client or
coworker, choose File ➪ Share ➪ Email (Alt+FDE). When you do this, a Send Using
E-Mail panel appears with the following five options:
✓ Send as Attachment to create a new e-mail message using your default
e-mail program with a copy of the workbook file as its attachment file.
✓ Send a Link to create a new e-mail message using your default e-mail
program that contains a hyperlink to the workbook file. (This option is
available only when the workbook file is saved on your company’s or
ISP’s web server.)
✓ Send as PDF to convert the Excel workbook to the Adobe PDF (Portable
Document File) format and make this new PDF the attachment file in
a new e-mail message. (Your e-mail recipient must have a copy of the
Adobe Reader installed on his or her computer in order to open the
✓ Send as XPS to convert the Excel workbook to a Microsoft XPS (XML
Paper Specification) file and make this new XPS file the attachment in
a new e-mail message. (Your e-mail recipient must have an XPS Reader
installed on his or her computer in order to open the attachment; this
reader is installed automatically on computers running Windows 7 or
✓ Send as Internet Fax to send the workbook as a fax through an online
fax service provider. You will need an account with a service provider as
well as the Windows Fax and Scan Windows feature installed.
After selecting the e-mail option you want to use, Windows opens a new
e-mail message in your e-mail program with a link to the workbook file or the
file attached to it. To send the link or file, fill in the recipient’s e-mail address
in the To text box and any comments you want to make about the
spreadsheet in the body of the message before you click the Send button.