The Insert menu gives you one-stop shopping for adding a variety of items to your worksheet, including new rows and columns, charts, functions, comments, and hyperlinks.
Use this command to insert a new cell in your worksheet. Insert → Cells opens the Insert dialog box, where you can choose how to move existing data out of the way (either by pushing it down the spreadsheet or to the right). You can also use this command to insert multiple cells at once: just select the area where you want to insert new cells before you select Insert → Cell.
Insert → Rows places a new row in your worksheet and shifts the rest of the worksheet data down to make space.
Insert → Columns places a new column in your worksheet and shifts the rest of the worksheet data to the right to make space.
This command inserts a new, blank worksheet into your workbook. To learn more about managing workbooks with multiple worksheets, see Chapter 5.
The Chart Wizard (Insert → Chart) lets you configure and generate a new chart. To make your life easy, select the data you want to place in the chart before selecting Insert → Chart. For a step-by-step overview of the Chart Wizard, see Section 16.1.2 (Chapter 16).
The Symbol dialog box (Insert → Symbol) lets you pick from, and enter into your worksheet, special characters (like a smiley face
or the copyright symbol ©). Just ...