This area contains contains commands and feature for performing actions divided into tabs and groups
formula bar
this area displays the formula stored withing the cell (not the result
thin black cross
the cell pointer changes to this when pointing at the small black square at the bottom right corner of the active cell
this would be the formula entry to divide the contents of c6 by the contents in c12
pointing method
this is the method used to create a formula by typing the equal signand operator symbols while clicking reference cells between the typed symbols
this is the term used to refer to the values identified within parentheses in the SUM function
The autosum button is located in this group in the home tab
drag to select
do this action if excel suggests the wrong range after clicking the autosum button
paste options
this button appears after copied cells are pasted into destination range
proof formulas
this is the term for the formulas entered beside or below a worksheet that are designed to verify the worksheet's activity
Accounting number format
This format adds a dollar sign, a comma in the thousands place anf 2 decimal placed to each valuein the selected range
custom sort
click the sort and filter button in the editing group in the home tab and then click this option at the drop down List to display the sort dialog box
this keboard shortcut will open the excel help window when pointing to a button
print tab
Display this tab in backstage view to change the page orientation
go to f5
Open this diaglog box to type a cell refernce to which you want to move the active cell
clear all
use this feature to remove everything from a cell including text and formulas
insert sheet row
make a cell active anywhere in this row to insert a a new row between 11 and 12
insert sheet column
make a cell active anywhere in this column to insert a new column between e and f
autofit column width
this is the ter for adjusting a column width to the length of the longest entry
live preview
This term refers to the feature where excel shows the results of a format option while pointing to the option in a drop down list or gallery
by default cells are initially set to this numeric style format
Middle alignment
Click this button in the alignment group of the home tab to center cells vertically between the top and the bottom cell boundaries
format painter
Click this button in the clipboard group of the home tab to copy the formats of the active cell
cell styles
this feature stores predefined format options
this feature stores a set of colors, fonts, and effects that can be applied to entire worksheets
make this cell active to freeze rows 1-5
zoom slider bar, zoom dialog box
List 2 methods for changing the zoom magnification to view more cells in the current window
insert clip art
Click this tab and button to search for art on office online
click this button in the illustrations group to insert an image stored in a file
This symbol next to a column or row number means the referance is absolute
Average and count are two functions grouped in this function category
This date and time function inserts the current date (without the time) in the active cell
This fiancial function returns the payment for the loan based on a canstant interest rate and period of time for repayment
name box
The IF function if found in this category of functions in the function library
This type of chart is used to illustrate each data point as a proportion of the total
design, layout, format
When a chart is selected these 3 contextual chart tools tabs apperar
This button in the illustrations group is used when you want to draw a star
backstage view
page setup options such as custom margins can be changed using page layout tab or while viewing a preview of how the worksheet will print in this view
page layout
you can type in the header or footer text directly in the worksheet while viewing the worksheet in this view
this code is inserted in the header or footer when you click on the file name button in the header and footer elements gorup