Excel is a spreadsheet program in the Microsoft Office system. You can use Excel to create and format workbooks (a collection of spreadsheets) in order to analyze data and make more informed business decisions. Specifically, you can use Excel to track data, build models for analyzing data, write formulas to perform calculations on that data, pivot the data in numerous ways, and present data in a variety of professional looking charts.
Although the ribbon menu has already been introduced in Excel 2007, Excel 2010 brings it to a whole new level with features that will enhance the experience for the end-users.
1. Backstage View ([File] Tab)
Provides easy access for new worksheet, changing settings, saving, printing and help.
2. Quick Access Tool Bar
Customize your commonly used commands in this Toolbar for easy and quick access. You may choose to edit the commands by clicking on the drop down menu or by right clicking on the often used icon from the ribbon menu and select “Add to Quick Access ToolBar”
3. Ribbon Menu
Provides easy access to format your worksheet, insert graphs and table, and other tools. Ribbon Menu is divided into Tab, Group, Tools.
4. Minimize the Ribbon
You can opt to minimize the ribbon for your preference on space usage.
5. Microsoft Excel Help
Click on the help button to search for any questions you may have about Excel 2010. Use [F1] key as a shortcut.
6. Status View
You may view the average of the cells, count and sum.
7. Excel View
Normal view, Page layout view, and Page breakout view is available to suit your preference and needs.
8. Zoom Control
Easy Zoom control to view your worksheet in different sizes for your preference.