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Example of Spin Control in Microsoft Excel 2013

The Ribbon in Microsoft Excel 2013 has various kinds of controls within the tabs that lets the users to perform some actions .

Some of these controls includes

  • Buttons
  • Check Boxes
  • Dropdown list
  • Toggle button
  • Spin control

What is a Spin Control ?

The spin control provides a textbox with the option to increase and decrease the values within it. Clicking on the top section of the spinner control increases the value and the clicking on the bottom section decreases the values.

An simple example of the spinner control in Microsoft Excel is the Scale to Fit group in the Page Layout Tab.


Senthil Kumar B
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