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Saving and Closing your workbook

You can save your file and give it a unique name any time after you create the blank file or create a new file from a template.

Save your workbook

To save the file for the first time or to resave the file when making changes:

  • Select File > Save
  • Or click the Save button on Quick Access toolbar (QAT)
  • Or press Ctrl+S

To back up your workbook or change file type:

  • Select File > Save As.

Save your workbook to OneDrive

Save a workbook to OneDrive to access it from different devices and share and collaborate with others.

  1. Select File > Save As.
  2. For personal files, select OneDrive - Personal.
  3. Enter a file name and select Save.

Close your workbook

After saving the file, you can choose File > Close to close the file without exiting Excel.

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