Identifying Basic Parts of the Excel Window

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


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