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Learn Excel 2011 for Mac by Guy Hart-Davis

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Making the Toolbox Work Your Way

Like the other Office applications, Excel has a tool palette called the Toolbox. The Toolbox floats freely rather than being docked to the application window, so you can position it wherever is best for you.

In Excel, the Toolbox contains four palettes:

  • Scrapbook. The Scrapbook is a storage area for collecting items you want to be able to paste easily into your workbooks. We'll look at the Scrapbook later in this chapter.
  • Reference Tools. The References Tools palette gives you quick access to an online thesaurus, dictionary, bilingual dictionary, translation engine, and Web search.
  • Formula Builder. The Formula Builder is a tool for inserting functions and formulas. I'll show you how to use the Formula Builder ...

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