Excel Chapter 1
Use this to practice learning the vocabulary terms for Microsoft Office Excel Chapter 1.
Terms in this set (47)
Located on the middle of the status bar and cal be used in place of a calculator.
Any set of characters containing a letter, hyphen, or space.
Completes the cell entry when clicked.
Completely cancels the entry of a cell.
Corrects common mistakes when you complete a text entry in a cell.
Provides a convenient means to accomplish addition of numbers.
A series of two or more adjacent cells in a column or row or a rectangular group of cells.
copy area (source)
The cell being copied.
destination area (paste)
The range of cells receiving the copy.
Each adjusted cell reference.
The easiest way to copy from one cell formula to another by locating the small black square located in the lower right corner of the heavy border around the active cell.
To emphasize certain entries on a worksheet to be easier to read and look more professional.
In Excel, defines appearance and shape of the letters, numbers, and special characters. The default is set to Calibri, black, 11 points.
Specifies the size of characters on the screen.
How a font size is grouped by a measurement system. Each one is 1/72 of an inch in height.
Indicates how characters are formatted, including bold, italics, regular, or underlined.
An entry in a cell to emphasize or make it stand out from the rest of the worksheet.
splitting a merged cell
An alternative to merging cells by clicking the Merge & Center button within a merged cell.
The 3-D column chart that is drawn on the same worksheet as the data.
The scale along the vertical axis of the chart on the basis of the values in the worksheet.
Entries in the topmost row of the range as the title for the horizontal axis.
Small box to the right of the column chart that identifies each bar in the chart.
A printed version of the worksheet.
To edit the contents of a cell by double clicking in the cell and using the insertion point to make changes.
As you type a character, Excel inserts the character and moves all the characters to the right of the typed character by one position to the right.
Replacing characters to the right of the insertion point as you type.
Includes a needs statement, source of data, summary of calculations, and any other special requirements for the worksheet, such as charting and Web support.
to select a cell
To make a cell active by using the mouse to move the block plus sign mouse pointer to the cell and then click.
In Excel, can contain only the following characters: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 + - ( ) , / . $ % E e. Excel interprets any other entry as text.
Defines the color of the characters, including 60 different choices from the color palette.
A collection of cell styles and other styles that have common characteristics, such as color scheme and font type. The default is Office.
Involves creating a single cell by combining two or more selected cells.
A way to align the edge of the chart area to the worksheet gridlines by holding the ALT key and dragging the sizing handles.
A way to help organize and identify your files and shows the details about a file.
Another word for document properties and can include such information as project author, title, or subject.
Words or phrases that further describe the document. Example: class name or worksheet topic.
One of the 5 types of document properties that includes author, title, and subject.
automatically updated properties
One of the 5 types of document properties that includes a file system such as date you create or change a file, statistics, and file size.
document information panel
Contains areas where you can view and enter document properties.
When there is an error, this displays the active cell entry in the formula bar and a flashing insertion point in the active cell.
Also known as the x-axis or the horizontal axis.
Reducing the environmental waste generated when using a computer.
A moving border that surrounds a range of cells.
Another name for destination area that receives the copied information.
A name for storing a document permanently to one or a variety of storage medium(s).
Another name for the copy area that copies information.
Also known as the y-axis or the vertical axis.
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