Open a New Workbook

Click on the File menu then select New.

New Menu


The New Workbook pane opens up to the right of the workbook. Several options appear in the New Workbook pane.

  • Click on Blank Workbook to create a blank workbook.
  • Start a workbook based on an existing workbook. click From existing workbook. When the New from Existing Workbook dialog box opens browse to the drive to locate the workbook that you want to open. Click the workbook, and then click Create New.
  • To access the many templates that the Microsoft website has to offer click on Templates on Office Online.(Clicking on Templates on Office Online in the Image below will open up the Microsoft site).

New Workbook


Clicking the On My Computer link opens a Template dialog box. Click on the Spreadsheet Solutions to display the various templates. Select a template by double clicking on its icon.

Template Dialog


If ExpenseStatement was selected the follow template will appear in the workbook with a default name of ExpenseStatement1.

Template Example


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