Doing the Basics


If you’re just getting started in Excel this is the place to be. Here’s where you’ll find links to all tutorials on the absolute basics for Excel, where you’ll learn how to open, navigate, and get comfortable with using Excel as a beginner.

  1. Workbooks: A workbook is simply the name for an Excel file. When you open Excel, clicking on Blank workbook will create a new Excel workbook for you to begin working with. You can also open an existing workbook, to pick up where you left off.
  2. Worksheets: A worksheet is the name for the space where you will keep and maintain data. Often called ‘tabs’ or just ‘sheets’, there can be multiple worksheets in a workbook, each containing specific data and analysis.
  3. More to come weekly!