Unformatted text preview: is line is placed incorrectly. Click the line once and hold the left
mouse button down and drag the “dividing line to the right between the “4” and the “5”. Click between
the “5” and the “6”. Again, bad placement. Double click the bad line and it will be removed. Continue to
place lines so that the number is dissected into two number groupings. Once complete, click “Next.”
From the new dialog box you can change the formatting of the columns and select columns not to be
imported through the process if required or desired. You can also select a new starting point for the Chapter 13, Page 85
dissected data to be placed. Remember that if you choose a cell other than the origin cell, the data will
remain in the origin cell for later use. Click on “Finish” to complete the process. Paste Special
When you generate a formula within Excel it is dynamic or “live” and dependent upon its reference cells.
If you change a value in a referred cell, the results of the formula will change according unless “Manual
Calculations” has been invoked through the Tools > Options > Calculations dialog box. As shown in the
“Concatenate” function and worksheet, changing a cell will change the text string produced by the
function. There is a way to convert formulas into their results which stops this without retyping or
reentering all of the data. Copy the target cell, in this case, click into cell B1 on the Paste Special data file,
which is a copy of the “Concatenate” data file. This cell contains a live formula or function of Excel that
creates the text string about foxes and dogs. In the formula window you will see the presentation of the
formula. Use the keystrokes Ctrl-C, click on the copy icon (two overlaying sheets) on the tool bar, follow
the path Edit > Copy, or right click and select the “Copy” option from the pop-up menu to copy the cell.
This copies the formula or function onto the
Windows clipboard. Place your cursor back over the
B2 cell and right click the cell to get a pop-up menu
or follow the path Edit > Paste Special to get the
same pop-up menu. From the...
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