The Backstage view is a new feature included in Excel 2010 to allow users print sheets, open sheets, share sheets and many more all from only one stage. For this, you should click on File Tab present at top left corner of window.
In case you are already working in an excel sheet, Backstage View will show details about recently opened sheet. Once you select an option on first column, two more columns open showing the information related to options selected as shown below
The First column will show the following options.
|Save||This option allows you to save the changes made to a new or already existing file before closing. If you forget to save, this option will immediately prompt you to save the file and provide a valid name to the sheet.|
|Save As||This option allows you to save the changes you made to a file for the first time and assign new name to your file in .xlsx default format Microsoft Excel 2010|
|Open||This option lets you open a file already created earlier for viewing or editing.|
|Close||This option lets you to close the current file|
|Info||This option provides you the information about the opened file.|
|Recent||This option displays all the files that you have recently opened.|
|New||This option lets you open a new excel sheet.|
|This option lets you print pages from the currently opened excel file.|
|Save & Send||This option lets you save and send the opened file to anyone using email and other options.|
|Help||The option lets you access help on the various excel topics in the Microsoft excel 2010.|
|Options||You can set various other options related to file using this option in Microsoft Excel 2010.|
|Exit||This option closes and allows exit of Excel application.|
On clicking the Info tab, you will find following options
On clicking the Info tab, you will find third column that consists of various properties like categories, title, sheet size, tags etc. These options also let you edit displayed properties.
You can easily exit from the Backstage View by simply pressing the Esc button on the keyboard or using the File Tab. This will take you to the Excel File working mode.