Configuring Excel 2010 for Windows

Excel 2010 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
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Excel can be customized to suit the user's preferences and work habits. Discover how to adjust the input options, document view settings, interface, ribbon, and Quick Access toolbar.


  • Adjusting your input options
    Customizing your document view settings
    Customizing your interface
  • Customizing the quick access toolbar
    Customizing the ribbon


  • 3m 8s
    If you use Excel 2010 a lot, you may find it useful to know how to customize its user and input behavior. You can, for example, activate and deactivate the live preview function, switch off the Quick Analysis tools, and even change the way in which you refer to your cells. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 11s
    In Excel 2010, the document view settings can be adjusted to suit your preferences. You can specify how many worksheets are created in a new document, the default font that is applied, and even the view mode that is active when the spreadsheet is first opened. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Customizing your interface in Excel 2010 for Windows
    2m 46s
    The Excel 2010 interface can be customized to make it more visually appealing. You can, for example, choose a different color scheme, change the user details associated with the program, or even deactivate certain interface tools, such as scrollbars. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Customizing the Quick Access toolbar in Excel 2010 for Windows
    3m 22s
    If you often find yourself going back to the same tools in Excel 2010, then you may find it useful to know how to add shortcuts to your Quick Access toolbar. This toolbar, which is accessible from just about every screen in Excel 2010, can be used to store shortcuts to a variety of different key tools. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Customizing the ribbon in Excel 2010 for Windows
    6m 8s
    The Excel 2010 ribbon is where you will find most of the main tools you will need when creating and editing your spreadsheets. If you cannot find the tool you are looking for, however, you can create your own customized tab. You can also hide any tabs that you do not want to see. FREE ACCESS


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