How to Use Save as Command in Excel: Step-by-step Guide:

“Save as” is a very important command frequently used in Microsoft Excel. If we already have an Excel file on our computer and we want to make a duplicate copy of this file and keep the original file. So, we use the “Save as” command. The following steps will proceed to use this command.

How to Use Save as a Command in Excel?

Step-1: Open an Excel existing file you want to modify or make a duplicate copy.

Step-2: Click on the “File” tab. The below window will be opened. Select the “Save as” option as you can see in the below screenshot.

Save as command in excel

Step-3: Click on the “Browse” option. You will see the blow “Save as” dialog box.

Step-4: Now choose a location for the file. 

Step-5: Enter a filename. The default name is book1

Step-6: Click on the “Save” button.

Save as dialog box in Excel

If you further modify your document and you want to save your Excel file instantly. A “Save” icon will be located in the Quick Access Launcher in the left upper corner of the screen. You can also use a shortcut [Ctrl+S] button from the keyboard for the “Save” command.

Keyboard Shortcut Key:

Press “F2” from the keyboard, and a Save as dialog box will open. 

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