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Microsoft® Excel® 2010 Inside Out by Mark Dodge and Craig Stinson

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Examining the Excel 2010 Workspace

This section takes you on a tour of not only the dashboard of Excel 2010 but also the trunk and the glove compartment. We might even slip on some gloves and take a peek under the floor mats.

Facts About Worksheets

Here are some tidbits of information about the grid called the worksheet, shown in Figure 2-3.

  • Column letters range from A through XFD. (After column Z comes column AA, after column ZZ comes column AAA, and so on, up to XFD.) Row numbers range from 1 through 1,048,576.

  • The currently selected cell is referred to as the active cell. When you select a range of cells, only the cell in the upper-left corner is considered the active cell. The reference of the active cell appears in the Name box on the left end ...

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