Using A Workspace File
If you usually work with a number of workbooks simultaneously, you might like the idea of opening all of your workbooks exactly where you left off the last time you closed Excel.
If so, you need to create a workspace file. Before you quit for the day, select Files, Save Workspace and specify a file name. To pick up where you left off in the last session, reopen the workspace file: Use File, Open and choose the workspace file (it'll have an .xlw extension).
Note: A workspace file contains only configuration
information, not the actual workbooks and worksheets. Therefore, you can't
simply copy the workspace file -- you'll need the workbook files, too.
Excel has a long history, and it continues to evolve and change. Consequently, the tips provided here do not necessarily apply to all versions of Excel.
In particular, the user interface for Excel 2007 (and later), is vastly different from its predecessors. Therefore, the menu commands listed in older tips, will not correspond to the Excel 2007 (and later) user interface.
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