Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
To Save a Workbook
• Type the name of your ﬁ le (Walk
and Rock Music 1st Quarter Sales in
this example) in the File name text
box to change the ﬁ le name. Do
not press the ENTER key after typing
the ﬁ le name (Figure F–4).
What characters can I use in a
ﬁ le name?
A ﬁ le name can have a maximum
of 255 characters, including spaces.
The only invalid characters are the
backslash (\), slash (/), colon (:),
asterisk (*), question mark (?),
quotation mark (“), less than symbol
(<), greater than symbol (>), and
vertical bar (|).
selected words in
default ﬁ le name
replaced when you
type the new ﬁ le name
close the Save
As dialog box
• Click the Save in box arrow to
display a list of available drives and
folders (Figure F–5).
Why is my list of ﬁ les, folders,
and drives arranged and named
differently from those shown in the
Your computer’s conﬁ guration
determines how the list of ﬁ les and
folders is displayed and how drives
are named. You can change the save
location by clicking shortcuts on the
My Places bar .
list of available
drives and folders
is displayed in
Save in list
project to be
saved on USB
ﬂ ash drive
My Places bar
allows you to
How do I save the ﬁ le if I am not
using a USB ﬂ ash drive?
Use the same process, but be certain
to select your device in the Save