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Microsoft® Office Excel® 2003 Step by Step by Curtis Frye

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Zeroing In on Data in a List

Once you have opened a workbook, you can examine and modify its contents. To change specific data, such as the price of a pair of shears, you can move to that cell directly and then make your changes. Once in that cell, you can move to another cell in the same worksheet or move to another worksheet in the workbook. Moving to another worksheet is accomplished by clicking its sheet tab, located at the lower left edge of the workbook window.

You can move to a specific cell in lots of ways, but the most direct method is to click the cell to which you want to move. The cell you click will be outlined in black, and its contents, if any, will appear in the formula bar. When a cell is outlined, it is the active cell, meaning ...

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