The Excel Window

This Excel 2000 tutorial includes everything you need to know to get started with Microsoft Excel.

The Excel workbook

When you open Microsoft Excel, a workbook automatically shows in the workspace.

Important pointImportant terms:

  • A workbook is made up of three worksheets.
  • The worksheets are labeled Sheet1, Sheet2, and Sheet3.
  • Each Excel worksheet is made up of columns and rows.
  • In order to access a worksheet, click on the tab that says Sheet#.

To change the number of worksheets:

  • Choose ToolsactionOptions.
  • In the Options dialog box, click the General tab.
  • Click the spin box controls (up and down arrows) to change the number of worksheets in a new workbook.

Excel Workbook