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Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Step by Step by Curtis D. Frye

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Glossary

3-D reference

A pattern for referring to the workbook, worksheet, and cell from which a value should be read.

absolute reference

A cell reference, such as =$B$3, that doesn’t change when you copy a formula containing the reference to another cell.

active cell

The cell that is currently selected and open for editing.

add-in

A supplemental program that can be used to extend Excel’s functions.

alignment

The manner in which a cell’s contents are arranged within that cell (for example, centered).

arguments

The specific data a function requires to calculate a value.

aspect ratio

The relationship between a graphic’s height and its width.

auditing

The process of examining a worksheet for errors.

AutoComplete

The Excel functionality that completes data entry for ...

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