As cells act as individual storage containers for the data you will
enter into Excel worksheets, it follows that you will need to be able to enter the
necessary data into your worksheet cells. When you select a cell in Excel, it becomes
the active cell, and it is only into the active
cell that you can initially enter data. An active cell is displayed with a solid green
border around it. When you select a range of cells, only one cell within the range
the active cell; that is the cell that is displayed without a shaded background. You
use the Tab and the Enter keys to navigate among cells within a selected range while maintaining the range as your selection. In addition to dragging to select a range with your mouse, you ...