Workbooks vs. worksheets
The terms workbook and worksheet are used interchangeably in Excel but are different from each other.
A workbook is a file that contains one or more worksheets. A worksheet, also known as a spreadsheet, exists in the same workbook. Here you can enter data and perform calculations.
You can navigate between worksheets in a workbook via the sheet tabs at the bottom of the Excel window 🗔
You can navigate between workbooks via the Task Switcher or by opening each one in a separate window.
A workbook stores data in a file format that can be saved and shared with others. A worksheet stores data in a grid of cells. It can be organized in a variety of ways, including sorting, filtering, and formatting 🖌️
Overall, a workbook is a large container that holds multiple worksheets. While a worksheet is a single tab within the workbook that is used for organizing and analyzing data.