In this article, we will learn How to Open file as a copy in Excel.
Why open a file as a copy?
When a user needs to open a file and needs to make some changes but don't want to edit the previous version. Basically all new editing be done on the new workbook with previous data. For tasks like these, Excel enables you to use different option of opening any workbook.
Open new workbook in Excel
Go to File > Select Open > Browse file all Excel files. There you will find the Open options in Excel
Excel provides you with 6 options to open saved workbooks.
All of these might be confusing to understand. Let's understand how to use the function using an example. Here we have a file and it needs to be opened on a new workbook so that the previous version remains saved.
To Open a file in Excel follow the steps.
Open MS Excel > File > Select Open as shown below
Browse your file and Explore the drop down list adjacent to the open button by clicking the arrow button. It will provide you with the option of Open as Copy.
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