Different components of Ms Excel worksheet

A brief discussion about the different components of Excel’s opening screen.

What are main components of Excel?

The mainly used shortcut Key+Fun Button features briefly point out in below.

  • File Button
  • Quick Access Tool Bar
  • Different Tab Ribbons
  • Title Bar
  • Home
  • Insert
  • Page Layout
  • Formulas
  • Data
  • Review
  • View
  • Control Buttons
  • Name Box
  • Formula Bar
  • Row, Column, and Cells
  • Sheet Tabs
  • Horizontal and vertical Scroll Bar
  • Zoom Slider
  • Groups
  • Dialog box luncher

So, Are going to Describe whole things in Excel Worksheet.

Here’ we started from 1st to the last countdown. Please don’t skip any point if you really want to learn everything in excel.

Main components of Ms. Excel Worksheet

File Button: The leftmost tab on the Ribbon at the top of the Excel window — replaces the Office button from Excel 2007 and the File menu from Excel 2003 and earlier versions. This is where you’ll find commands and settings to manage and share your files.

Ms Excel file button

Quick Access Tool Bar: Quick Access toolbar contains some command icons. By default, this toolbar holds Save (Ctrl +S), Undo (Ctrl+Z), and Redo (Ctrl + Y) buttons. Although Quick Access toolbar can be customized to include your favorite command that you use frequently.

Different Tab Ribbons: It contains Home, Insert, Page Layout, Formulas, Data, Review, and Views Tabs. Each Tab holds a group of commands associated with that tab.

Title Bar: The title bar displays the name of the active Spreadsheet.

Ribbon: Below the title bar is the Ribbon, which includes all commands of Excel available in a single area so that you can work efficiently with the program. The commands available in the Ribbon vary, depending upon which tab is selected. Commands related to working with workbook are represented as buttons on the tabs that make up the Ribbon. The Home tab is active by default. Other tabs can be activated by clicking one of the other tabs, such as Insert, displays that tab’s buttons. The Ribbon is arranged into groups of related commands. Here’s a quick overview of Excel’s tabs. Click on different tabs to get the respective ribbon.

Home: You’ll probably spend most Of your time with the Home tab selected. ‘This tab contains the basic Clipboard commands, formatting commands, style commands, commands to insert and delete rows or columns, plus an assortment of worksheet editing commands

Insert: Select this tab when you need to insert something in a worksheet—a table, a diagram, a chart, a symbol, and so on.

Page Layout: This tab contains commands that affect the overall appearance of your worksheet, including settings that deal with printing.

Formulas: Use this tab to insert a formula, name a range, access the formula auditing tools, or control how Excel performs calculations.

Data: Excel’ s data-related commands are on this tab.

Review: This tab contains tools to check spelling, translate words, add comments, or protect sheets.

View: The View tab contains commands that control various aspects of how a sheet is viewed. Some commands on this tab are also available in the status bar.

Control Buttons:
At the right end of the title bar are the three familiar buttons that have the same functions in all windows programs. You can temporarily hide the word window by clicking the Minimize button, adjust the size of the window with the Restore Down/ Maximize Button, and close the active document or quit excel with the close button.

Name Box:
Address bar shows the address of the active cell. In the above figure active cell is that is why we are getting A1 in the name box.


Formula Bar:
The formula bar is located beneath the toolbar at the top of the Excel worksheet.
Use the formula bar to enter and edit worksheet data. The contents of the active cell will always
appear in the formula bar.

Rows, Columns, and Cells:
Every worksheet consists of rows (numbered 1 through 1,048576) and columns (labeled A through XFD). Each column is identified by one, two, or three letters: The first 26 columns use the letters A to Z. The next 26 columns use AA to AZ, the following 26 BA to BZ, and so on. When the two-letter combinations are exhausted, Excel uses three letters: AAA, B AAB, and so on. Each row is identified by a number, from 1 up to 1048576.
Each cell is identified by its column lettering and its row number. For example, the cell at the intersection of Column A and Row 1 is cell A1.

Sheet Tabs: Sheet tabs hold a list of worksheets by default it provides three Worksheets named Sheet1, Sheet2, and Sheet3 respectively.

Horizontal and Vertical Scroll Bar: The Scroll Bar is used to droll up/ down/ right and left and see the column/ row number changes until you release the mouse button.
Zoom Slider: A slider that magnifies or reduces the content in the worksheet area.
Groups: On each tab, buttons are organized into groups. Depending on the size of the program window, in some groups, the button you are likely to use most often is bigger than the rest.

Dialog box launcher:

Related but less common commands are not represented as buttons in the group. Instead, they are available in a dialog box, which you can display by clicking the Dialog Box Launcher at the right end of the group’s title bar.

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