Getting Started with Excel

This Excel 2013 tutorial includes everything you need to know to get started with Microsoft Excel.

The Quick Access toolbar

Located just above the Ribbon, the Quick Access toolbar lets you access common commands no matter which tab is selected. By default, it includes the Save, Undo, and Repeat commands. You can add other commands depending on your preference.

To add commands to the Quick Access toolbar:

  1. Click the drop-down arrow to the right of the Quick Access toolbar.
  2. Select the command you want to add from the drop-down menu. To choose from more commands, select More Commands.
    Screenshot of Excel 2013Adding a command to the Quick Access toolbar
  3. The command will be added to the Quick Access toolbar.


    Screenshot of Excel 2013The added command