How to Create a Workbook in Excel?

If you need to create a new project in Microsoft Excel, you will need to create a workbook in Excel that is an empty template or select from more templates. To do this you just need to follow these three simple steps.

The process to create a new workbook in Excel is normally the same process in all the latest versions of Microsoft Excel as of Excel 2019. But in Excel 2007 there is an “Office” button at the upper-left corner instead of the “File” tab.

How to create a workbook in Excel 2019

Step 1: Open Microsoft Excel Program

Step 2: Select the Blank workbook template. You can also choose other templates.

A new window of Microsoft Excel sheet will automatically open.

Below is a screenshot of this practice.

How to Create a Workbook in Excel

How to create a new workbook in Excel 2019

Step 1: Click on the “File” tab on the left side of the Ribbon.

Step 2: Choose the “New” option

Step 3: Select the Blank workbook template. You can also choose another from more templates.

A new window of Microsoft Excel sheet will automatically open.

Find a screenshot of the above practice.

How to Create a New Workbook in Excel

How to create a new workbook in Excel 2007

In Excel 2007, a new workbook can be created by using the following steps varies a bit because it does not have a “File” tab as such. However, we can do it as follows:

Step 1: Click on the “Office” button at the top-left corner of the screen.

Step 2: Choose the “New” option

Step 3: Click on the Blank workbook icon

Step 4: Click on the “Create” button

We will have our new empty Excel workbook ready to use.

Shortcut Keys:

Press [Ctrl] button + N button

We can also use the above keyboard shortcut keys to create a new Microsoft workbook.

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