Getting Started with Excel

This Excel 2016 tutorial includes everything you need to know to get started with Microsoft Excel.


  1. Open Excel 2016.
  2. Click Blank Workbook to open a new spreadsheet.
  3. Change the Ribbon Display Options to Show Tabs.
  4. Using the Customize Quick Access Toolbar, click to add New, Quick Print, and Spelling.
  5. In the Tell me bar, type the word Color. Hover over Fill Color and choose a yellow. This will fill a cell with the color yellow.
  6. Change the worksheet view to the Page Layout option.
  7. When you're finished, your screen should look like this:
    Getting To Know Excel Challenge
  8. Change the Ribbon Display Options back to Show Tabs and Commands.
  9. Close Excel and Don't Save changes.