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Excel How Do I Close The File Menu?

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How Do I Close The File Menu?

Problem: When I try to close the Excel 2010 File Menu, my document closes.

Strategy: Click another ribbon tab or press Esc to close the backstage view and return to the worksheet. These choices are not intuitive nor obvious.

Gotcha: There are three separate places in the File menu that offer a red “X" that you would think would close the File menu. Unfortunately, all three of those “X" icons are for closing the workbook.

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