- You need to enter all the data into the appropriate cell before you can be able to do any manipulation on them.
- When you enter data into any cell, that cell become what is called an Active cell.
- An active cell is always displayed with a solid green border around it. You should note that in working on excel data entry, when you select a range of cell , it is one only one cell that will be the active cell. In that case, the active cell is displayed without a shaded background around it.
- You can use Tab and the Enter key to navigate among cells within a selected range while maintaining the range as your selection.
- In addition to dragging your mouse to select a range of cells, you can press and hold down the Shift key to select a range of contiguous cells or you can press and hold down the Ctrl key to select a range of non contiguous group of cells.
- A contiguous cell are cells that are together while a non contiguous cells are range of cells that are not together.
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