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Create a workbook

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A workbook is a file that contains one or more worksheets, to help you organize your data. You can create a workbook from a blank workbook or a template.

Create a workbook

  1. Open Excel.

  2. Select Blank workbook.

    Or, press Ctrl+N.

  3. Start typing.

Create a workbook from a template

  1. Select File > New.

  2. Double-click a template.

  3. Click and start typing.

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