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Lesson 3: Enter, edit and delete data Page 1 By the end of this lesson, learners should be able to: Enter text in a cell Edit information in a cell Delete information in a cell Select multiple cells Page 2 Entering Text in a Cell You can enter three types of data in a cell: text, numbers , and formulas . Text is any entry that is not a number or formula. Numbers are values used when making calculations. Formulas are mathematical calculations. To Enter Data into a Cell: Click the cell where you want to type information. Type the data. An insertion point appears in the cell as the data is typed. The data can be typed in either the cell or the Formula bar.
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Data being typed appears in the both active cell and in the formula bar . Notice the Cancel and Enter buttons in the formula bar. Click the Enter button to end the entry and turn off the formula bar buttons. Excel's AutoComplete feature keeps track of previously-entered text. If the first few characters you type in a cell match an existing entry in that column, Microsoft Excel fills in the remaining characters for you. Page 3 Editing Information in a Cell Information in a spreadsheet is likely to change over time. Information can be changed in either of two ways.
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2008 for the course CGS 2531 taught by Professor Desimone during the Spring '05 term at University of Florida.

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