Configure a Workbook to Open in Edit Mode

As a workbook author, you can make workbooks that you create open in Edit mode as the default behavior.

A workbook always opens in viewer mode unless you change its Open as a Viewer property.
  1. On the Home page, click a workbook to open it.
  2. Click Edit to open the workbook in edit mode and enable the display of workbook properties.
  3. Click the workbook Menu and select Workbook Properties.
  4. In the Open as a Viewer field, click Off for the workbook to open in edit mode by default.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Go back, then click Save.