Excel Spreadsheets Two At Same Time

Is it possible to open two excel windows at the same time?  NOT side by side...

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Not sure what you mean by not side by side.

When I need to see two spreadsheets at the same time I just open another instance of excel and then open the sheet within that.
mvalencia2003Author Commented:
Open two different spreadsheets so they're side by side ... currently they are in same window so can't view them side by side.  To compare them ... I went under View and select option : side by side .. but this is not what I want (it shows them : one on top and one on bottom)

Just goto the start menu and open excel again. It should open a separate instance of excel.

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Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
I'm assuming you want to see two spreadsheet on the same window of excel in order to compare..these spreadsheets data..

Now in order to do so..Go to-->View-->Click of option of New Window

Post that click the option of arrange all-->You can choose tiled and hit ok..

Their you go you will have same spreadsheet broken into two windows..Now you can select either of window and change the sheet in their and compare side by side two sheets data in one ..

Once you are done just click on maximize option of any of the worksheet and you will find excel back to normal...

I believe that winthropj is providing the answer you want.

If you have Excel open and you open other files from Excel, or double click an Excel file in the file management system, it will open it up in the same instance of Excel.   Copying items and many other actions are seamless.

If you open the Excel application again (through the start menu, file system or Excel shortcut) it will open it up in a separate window and separate memory session.  Copying items between the two different sessions will act differently.

Once you have the two separate windows, you can resize the windows to review as you like, or just Alt+Tab between the two different windows.

Saurabh Singh Teotia solution will work for you, but it does violate your initial statement that you didn't want them side-by-side.  Of course you can tile them or arrange them horizontally as well.

If either of these are not the solutions you seek, please restate what you are trying to do.
mvalencia2003Author Commented:
Thanks, will try what "winthropj" posted.  There's no other way to do this by double clicking a file .. (maybe install an add on or separate application(plugin))

You can double click the Excel icon twice. ;)
mvalencia2003Author Commented:

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