Save an Excel File on Mac (Workbook)

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- Written by Puneet

If you are using Excel on a Mac, saving file need to follow different steps than Windows. This tutorial looks at the steps you must follow to save an Excel file on a Mac. We will also see all the formats which are available to use.

Steps to Save a File in Excel on Mac

You need to follow below steps:

  1. First, go to the “File” menu from the menu bar.
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  2. After that, click on the “Save As” option from there.
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  3. Next, in the “Save As” dialog box, enter the name you want to give to the file.
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  4. Now, select the location from the “Where” drop-down.
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  5. Moving ahead, select the file type from “File Format”.
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  6. Finally, click on the “Save” button to save the file.
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Saving in Different Formats

When you save a file, Excel allows you to choose from multiple formats, like, PDF, CSV, etc. You can use any format from the available formats by clicking on the “File Format” drop-down.

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Change the Location

If you want to change the file location while saving the file, you can click on the small downward drop-down next to the “Where” drop-down.

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Once you click on it, it will expand the dialog box, and you can locate the folder or path to save the file.

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Last Updated: June 22, 2023