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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Office 2003 by Jim Boyce

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Chapter 22. Excel Settings to Change

In this chapter

  • Controlling how comments appear

  • Specifying how the cursor and mouse work

  • Specifying custom file locations and opening files automatically

  • Creating custom fill series and controlling other options

Like the other Office applications, Excel offers many options you can set to control the way the program works and the way worksheets appear. For example, you can change the default file location for templates, add more recently used files to the File menu, and turn AutoComplete on or off for text entries.

This chapter examines several of the most common settings you are likely to change as you become more comfortable using Excel.

Changing How Comments Appear

By default, Excel shows a small, red triangle in ...

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