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Learn Excel 2011 for Mac by Guy Hart-Davis

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Creating Workbooks from Scratch or from Templates

When you launch Excel, it automatically displays the Excel Workbook Gallery dialog box (see Figure 3–1) so you can create a new workbook or open one you've recently used. In this section, we'll look at how to create a new workbook, either from scratch or based on a template; how to save the workbook in a suitable format; and how to enter information in its properties to make it easier to identify.

NOTE: If you don't want the Excel Workbook Gallery dialog box to open when you launch Excel, select the Don't show this when opening Excel check box at the bottom of the Excel Workbook Gallery dialog box, and then click the Cancel button. To start displaying the Excel Workbook Gallery dialog box again ...

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