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Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 by Patrick Blattner

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Chapter 2. Spreadsheet Basics

Selecting Cells

After data entry, selecting worksheet content is probably the task most frequently performed in Excel. Selecting cells and ranges tells Excel where you are and what parts of a sheet you intend to change, and is an integral step in most formatting, calculation, and editing procedures. To select an individual cell, click it or use any of the keyboard shortcuts shown in Table 2.1 for worksheet navigation to move to the desired cell.

Table 2.1. Keyboard Shortcuts for Selecting Individual Cells

Keyboard Shortcut

Selects

Enter

The cell below the current cell. ...

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