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Excel 2013 All-in-One For Dummies by Greg Harvey

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Chapter 2: Customizing Excel 2013

In This Chapter

arrow.png Customizing the Quick Access toolbar

arrow.png Changing various and sundry Excel program settings

arrow.png Extending Excel’s capabilities with add-in programs

Chances are good that Excel 2013, as it comes right out of the box, is not always the best fit for the way you use the program. For that reason, Excel offers an amazing variety of ways to customize and configure the program’s settings so that they better suit your needs and the way you like to work.

This chapter covers the most important methods for customizing Excel settings and features. The chapter looks at three basic areas where you can tailor the program to your individual needs:

check The first place ripe for customization is the Quick Access toolbar. Not only can you control which Excel command buttons (on and off of the Ribbon) appear on this toolbar, but you can also assign macros you create to this toolbar, making them instantly accessible.

check The second place where you may want to make extensive ...

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