How to Open Workbooks in Excel
Opening a workbook lets you use a workbook that you or someone else has previously created and then saved. This lesson explains how to open a saved workbook, as well as non-Excel files.
You can locate a workbook on your computer and simply double-click it to open it, but you can also open a workbook from within the Excel program.
Press Ctrl + O to quickly display the Open tab of the Backstage view.
You can choose from:
You can also use Excel to open data files created in other programs, like Comma Separated Values or CSV files.
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