Creating a New Spreadsheet

To create a new spreadsheet, follow these instructions:

Press CTRL+N on your keyboard to display the Create New Document dialog box, or:

Ribbon bar. Select the Home tab. In the File group, click New to display the Create New Document dialog box.

Classic menus. On the File menu, select New, or click the New toolbar button to display the Create New Document dialog box.

In the Create New Document dialog box, select the Spreadsheet tab.

Use the microscrolls or enter the desired Number of variables and Number of cases.

Use the options in the Placement group box to create the spreadsheet In a new Workbook (to create a spreadsheet in a new, blank workbook) or As a stand-alone window (to create a blank spreadsheet in a new window).

Click the OK button.

See also: Spreadsheet Overview, Spreadsheet Window Overview, Opening a Spreadsheet, Printing a Spreadsheet, Saving a Spreadsheet, and Range of Numeric Values That Can Be Entered or Stored in Cells.