Identifying Basic Parts of the Excel Window

This Excel 2003 tutorial includes everything you need to know to get started with Microsoft Excel.


  • Display the contents of every menu in the menu bar, and note the icons associated with specific menu choices.
  • Try and find the matching pictures, or shortcuts, in the standard toolbar.
  • Click on each of the three worksheet tabs—Sheet1, Sheet2, and Sheet3—to practice moving from sheet to sheet in the workbook.
  • Practice scrolling in the worksheet by using the Page Up (PgUp) and Page Down (PgDn) keys.
  • Use the horizontal and vertical scrollbars to practice scrolling up, down, left, and right in the worksheet.