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Computer Application: Introduction to Excel

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understand what is required
The first step in creating an effective worksheet is to make sure you _____________.
cell
To enter data in a cell, you must first select or activate the ________.
ESC
To cancel an entire entry before entering it into the cell, press the _____ key.
Auto correct
The _____________ feature works behind the scenes , fixing common typing or spelling mistakes when you complete a text entry
RIGHT ARROW
Pressing the _________key to complete an entry activates the adjacent cell to the right.
left-aligned
By default, text is __________ in a cell
6E15
To enter a number such as, six million you can type six million or type _____________.
range
A _________________ is a series of two or more adjacent cells in a column or row or a rectangular group of cells.
colon
You can enter the correct range in a function by typing the beginning and ending cell references separated by a _______.
apostrophe
To enter a number as text, precede it with an ________.
fill handle
The_____________is the small black square located in the lower-right corner of the heavy border around the cell.
format
You __________ a worksheet to emphasize certain entries and make the worksheet easier to read and understand
merging
Combining two or more selected cells into one cell is called __________ cells.
( Home tab/style group)
Which is the Ribbon path to the Cell Styles button?
Displays cell contents
What does the Comma style format have on selected cells?
embedded
A __________ chart is drawn on the same worksheet as the data.
legend
The_____________identifies the colors assigned to each bar in the chart on a worksheet.
Undo
The_________________button is located on the Quick Access Toolbar.
False
T or F worksheet titles and subtitles should be as wordy as possible
False
T or F a thin red border indicates the active cell.
True
T or F When text is longer than the width of a column, Excel displays the overflow characters in adjacent cells to the right.
True
T or F Excel recognizes th401 Ax21, 921-231 because of the dashes in it.
True
If each cell in a selected range is next to a row of numbers, Excel assigns the SUM function to each cell in the selected range when the SUM button is clicked
False
T or F You can turn off the Bold formatting for selected text by clicking the Bold off turn button
True
If a major error is made when typing data into a cell, click the Cancel box in the formula bar or press the ESC key to erase the entire entry, and then reenter the data from the beginning
True
T or F With Excel in Edit mode, you can edit cell contents directly in the cell.
False
T or F You should press SPACE-BAR to clear a cell
chart/graph
_________/_______________conveys representation of data.
planning
Careful_____________ can reduce your effort significantly and result in a worksheet that is accurate, easy to read, flexible, and useful
columns
Worksheet ________________typically contain descriptive information about items in rows or contain information that helps to group the data in the worksheet.
active
The cell into which data is being entered is referred to as the _______________ cell.
formula bar
As you type, Excel displays the entry in the ___________________ and also displays the Cancel box and the Enter box on the formula bar.
some function
Excels ____________________, which adds all of the numbers in a range of cells provides a convenient means to calculate a total
line
An_______chart often is used to illustrate changes in data overtime.
false, less is more
T or False When selecting worksheet titles and subtitles, follow the guideline more is less.( If false correct the statement.)
True
T or F The group of adjacent cells beginning with B4 and ending with B8,written as B4:B8,is called a(n) range.