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Excel Chapter 1
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Auto Calculate area (EX 48)
Can easily obtain a total, an average, or other information about the numbers in a range.
Auto Correct feature (EX 9)
Feature of Excel works behind the scenes, correcting common mistakes when you complete a text entry in a cell.
automatically updated properties (EX 44)
Include file system properties, such as the date you create or change a file, and statistics, such as the file size.
bold (EX 26)
Text has a darker appearance.
Cancel box (EX 7)
To cancel an entry.
category names (EX 38)
Will identify slices of the pie chart.
chart sheet (EX 37)
The pie chart resides on a separate sheet, called a chart sheet, which contains only the chart.
copy area (EX 15)
The cell being copied.
data series (EX 38)
The range contains the data that determines the size of the slices in the pie.
destination area (EX 15)
The range of cells receiving the copy.
document properties (EX 44)
Excel helps you organize and identify your files, which are details about a file such as the project author, title, and subject.
Edit mode (EX 50)
Excel displays the active cell entry in the formula bar and a flashing insertion point in the active cell.
Enter box (EX 7)
It completes an entry.
equal sign (EX 20)
That you are entering a formula or function not text.
fill handle (EX 16)
Is a small black square located in the lower-right corner of the heavy border around the active cell.
font (EX 23)
Defines the appearance and shape of the letters, numbers and special characters.
font color (EX 23)
Defines the color of the characters.
font size (EX 23)
Specifies the size of the characters on the screen.
font style (EX 23)
Indicates how the characters are emphasized.
format (EX 22)
A worksheet to emphasize certain entries and make the worksheets easier to read and understand
green computing (EX 45)
Involves reducing the electricity consumed and environmental waste generated when using computers, mobile devices, and related technologies.
hard copy (EX 45)
The traditional method of distributing a workbook uses a printer to produce a hard copy.
in-cell editing (EX 50)
With Excel in Edit mode, you can edit the contents directly in the cell-a procedure called in-cell editing.
Insert mode (EX 50)
As you type a character, Excel inserts the character and moves all characters to the right of the typed character one position to the right.
insertion point (EX 9)
Is a blinking vertical line that indicates where the next typed character will appear.
merging (EX 29)
Involves creating a single cell by combining two or more selected cells.
minus sign (EX 20)
Is the arithmetic operator that directs Excel to perform the subtraction operation.
number (EX 12)
Can contain only the following characters.
Over type mode (EX 50)
Excel over types, or replaces, the character to the right.
paste area (EX 15)
The range of cells perceiving the copy is called the destination area or paste area.
point size (EX 23)
Is gauged by a measurement called points.
printout (EX 45)
The traditional method of distributing a workbook uses a printer to produce a hard copy or a printout.
range (EX 14)
Is a series of two or more adjacent cells in a column or row or a rectangular group of cells.
relative reference (EX 16)
An adjusted cell reference.
select (EX 6)
To enter data into a cell, you first must select it.
source area (EX 15)
The cell being copied is called source area or copy area.
splitting (EX 30)
Split the merge cell to display the original cells on the worksheet.
standard properties (EX 44)
Are associated with all Microsoft Office files and include author, title, and subject.
SUM function (EX 14)
Adds all the numbers in a range of cells.
text (EX 6)
Is used to place titles, such as worksheet titles, column titles, and row titles, on the worksheet.
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