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Close current workbook

Windows shortcut 
Mac shortcut 

This shortcut will close the current workbook window.

You can also use Ctrl + W in Windows and in newer versions of Excel on the Mac.

Related videos

The videos below demonstrate this shortcut.
In this video, we show you several ways to create a new Excel workbook.
In this video, we'll look at how to make a custom table style the default table style in new workbooks.
In this lesson, we cover shortcuts you can use when working with files.