Working with Office Online

If you're new to Office Online use this free lesson to become more familiar with the program, including how it works with OneDrive.

Excel Online

Excel Online is the online version of Microsoft Excel. Like the desktop version of Excel, Excel Online allows you to use spreadsheets, or worksheets, to store and analyze data in organized workbooks.

If you’re unfamiliar with using Microsoft Excel, review our Excel 2016 tutorial to learn how to create and use workbooks.

Tool limitations

Excel Online contains many of the most useful Excel features. For example, you can perform calculations with formulas. You can even organize your data into tables and charts, although you won't be able to do much to customize their appearance.

Most of Excel's advanced tools are not included in Excel Online. For instance, you won't be able to create PivotTables, perform advanced data analysis, or customize the page layout.

Click the buttons in the interactive below to become more familiar with the Excel Online interface.

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