How to Set the Program Preferences in Microsoft Excel


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Setting program preferences

When the Excel programming team determined how the program should behave when it's first installed, they had to cover hundreds of details; for example, how many worksheets should a new workbook contain, and what should happen when you press the Return key? Most of the program settings work fine for the vast majority of users, but you can change things if you like. In this movie, I'll show you how to display the Preferences dialog and point out some of the options you might want to change. To display the Preferences dialog box, you can either click Excel and then click Preferences, or you can press the keyboard shortcut of Command+Comma. When you do, the Preferences dialog box appears.

The General page of the Preferences dialog, which you can display by clicking the General button, lets you control things such as how many files appear in the Recently Opened File list, and so on. When you install Excel, the Recently used file list can contain up to the 10 most recent documents you'...

Setting program preferences
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Setting program preferences provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Curt Frye as part of the Excel for Mac 2011 Essential Training

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Business
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Excel for Mac
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