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Microsoft Excel Vocabulary

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Active cell
The cell that is selected in a worksheet.
Cell
The rectangle where a column and row intersect.
Cell reference
The column letter followed by the row number that identifies a cell, such as B5.
Column
Cells that display vertically and are labeled from left to right beginning with A through Z, then AA through AZ.
Footer
Text that appears in the bottom margin of a worksheet when printed.
Formula bar
Located next to the Name box and displays the contents of the active cell.
Freeze panes
Lock specified rows or columns into place.
Header
Text that appears in the top margin of a worksheet when printed.
Name box
Located below the Ribbon and displays the ell reference of the active cell.
Range
A group of cells.
Row
Cells that display horizontally and are numbered consecutively down the left side of the worksheet.
Select
Highlight a cell or range of cells.
Sheet tab
Displays the name of each sheet in the workbook.
Spreadsheet software
Used to calculate, analyze, and visually represent numerical data.
Workbook
Collection of related worksheets.
Workbook window
Area of the program window where the active sheet is displayed.
Worksheet
Grid with columns and rows where you enter and summarize data.
Sheet
Another name for worksheet or spreadsheet.