absolute cell reference  A way to write a cell address in a formula so that, when you copy the formula, Quattro Pro does not adjust the cell address to refer to new cells. For example, if A7 contains the formula @SUM($A$1.$A$6) and you copy A7 to B7, Quattro Pro does not change the formula to @SUM($B$1.$B$6).

active notebook  When several notebooks are open simultaneously, the active notebook is the notebook in the foreground on which you are working.

amortization schedule  A schedule that breaks down each payment of a loan into its principal and component parts.

audit a spreadsheet  Using features in Quattro Pro to determine which cells on a spreadsheet are included in a particular formula and to determine which formula uses a particular ...

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