Looking at Backstage view


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Looking at Backstage view

In Excel 2003 and earlier versions when we had menus and toolbars under the menus, we had the File menu that gave us all the file management tasks. Then in 2007 Microsoft replaced it with the round Office button in the upper-left corner, and lot of people had no idea what it was or that they could even go and save and open their files there. So in 2010, and this is in the other Office applications as well as Excel, we now have the File tab, and that's also called Backstage view. So I'll click on the File tab that brings us into Backstage view, and I'll use this term synonymously here.

You can see all the familiar things that you would have had under the File menu, like saving and opening and closing and so on. We also have our Recent files list, which I'll talk about in a second. But let's say you didn't even know about the File tab, or you didn't even know anything about the Office button in the previous versions. I'm just going to go back here to Home. If ...

Looking at Backstage view
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Looking at Backstage view provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Bob Flisser as part of the Excel 2010 New Features

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Business
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