How to see and update workbook properties in Excel 2013

This tutorial is about the steps to see and update workbook properties in Excel 2013.

Launch Excel 2013, click File menu and select Info from the menu list.


In the Info screen navigate to Properties section available on the right hand side.

Excel Workbook Properties

The Properties panel will display details such Size, Title, Tags, Categories, Date and timestamp etc. Click Show All Properties will display addition details about the workbook. If you want to add title or other details then click the required field and start entering the information.


And to navigate to the folder where the file has been saved, click Open File Location option under the Properties panel.

Open File location in Excel

How to check Workbook properties outside Excel Application

Excel Workbook details can also be checked outside your Excel application. Navigate to the folder where the workbook has been saved via File Explorer. Right click the file and select Properties from the menu list.


This should display the workbook properties window as shown below. Navigate to Details tab to access and modify the Excel workbook details.

Excel workbook Details

Also See: How to reduce size of document with images in Microsoft Word

In Category: Excel 2013, Office 2013

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