Glossary

3-D reference

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

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

Specific data a function requires to calculate a value

aspect ratio

The relationship between a graphic’s height and width

auditing

The process of examining a worksheet for errors

AutoComplete

The ability to complete data entry for a cell based on similar values in other cells in the same column

AutoFill

The ability to extend a series of values based on the contents of a single cell

AutoFilter

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