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Excell has shrunk!

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New, bumbling, user was trying to create a new spreadsheet, when for no apparent reason, my whole spreadsheet shrunk.  How do I get it back to the original size?  Laptop, Windows 7, Office 2007.

6 Replies
best response confirmed by Scottisimo (Occasional Contributor)
Solution

@Scottisimo 

How to enlarge or reduce the view of an Excel table?

a) Find the slider in the lower right corner of the Excel window.

b) Drag the slider to the right to enlarge the table display.

c) Conversely, you can also reduce the size of the display in order to display a larger data area. In that case, simply drag the slider to the left.

d) Step by step by 10% up or down it goes with the plus symbol and the minus symbol next to the slider.

 

Please note that the zoom factor only changes the view on the screen, but not the output on a printer. You can find an additional zoom option for the printout in the printer settings under Windows settings.

 

I would be happy to know if I could help.

 

Nikolino

I know I don't know anything (Socrates)

 

@NikolinoDE 

 

Nikolino,

 

With all due respect to Socrates, you seem to know a lot!  Thank you!

@NikolinoDE  

 

May I ask one more question?  How do you delete an entire workbook (not a worksheet) in Excel 2007?

 

Thank you!

 

Bumbling Newbie

How do you delete an entire workbook (not a worksheet) in Excel 2007?

 

Thank you!

 

Bumbling Newbie

 

@Scottisimo 

To delete an entire workbook, close it in Excel, then delete the workbook file in File Explorer (if you're on Windows) or Finder (if you're on Mac).

Thanks, Hans!