by Allen Wyatt
(last updated July 4, 2015)
While you are working on multiple workbooks, you may also be wondering how you can quickly close all of them, without exiting Excel. The easy way to do this is to hold down the Shift key as you click on the File menu. When you do this, the Close command (which closes a single workbook) instead becomes Close All (which closes all your open workbooks).
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