New Views for Excel

Tip:
When you are showing how to use Excel, you can change the views so your teachers can see just what you want to show them.

Changing page breaks in a worksheet:

  • Go to the View menu to Page Break Preview.
  • Drag the page breaks to where you want them.
  • Click OK and go to View to Normal view.

Viewing Formulas

  • Press Ctrl and ~ (tilde)

Filling Across the Cells

  • Select all the cells you want to fill.
  • Type in the active cell.
  • Press Ctrl and Enter.

Change the Default Font

  • Go to the Tools menu to Options to General tab.
  • Use the pull-down menu next to "Standard font" to select the font name and size/.
  • Click OK.
  • Restart Excel in order for the change to take affect.

See as Much as You Can

  • Go to the View menu to View Full Screen to squeeze more data onto the screen even if you already have Excel maximized.
  • Click Full Screen again to restore window view.

For more tips on Excel go to http://www.uky.edu/IS/Training/tipsexcel.html

Submitted by:Barbara Bray

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