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Workbook
An excel document which contains three worksheets by default but can have more than three
Worksheet
A single sheet contained in an excel workbook
Sheet Tabs
Labels located at the bottom of the workbook window indicating the worksheets.
Column
In a spreadsheet, these are the vertical spaces. Columns are headed with letters. There are a total of 256 columns on one worksheet.
Row
In a spreadsheet the row is the horizontal group of cells. Rows are named with numbers, i.e. 1,2,3. There are a total of 35,536 rows on a worksheet.
Cell
This is the place where information is held in a spreadsheet.
Cell Address
named using the letter and number where the column and row intersect
Active cell
This is the cell in a spreadsheet where information will be placed. It is the cell that has been selected.
name box
Displays the cell reference, which is the location of the active cell in the worksheet. It is located on the left side of the formula bar.
autosum
a function that automatically adds the values in the cells directly above or to the left of the active cell
dollar symbol
Function that changes the contents of a cell to currency, adding a dollar sign and decimal places
equation
a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal
entry bar
The toolbar on the Microsoft Excel window that shows the text or formulas.
percent
A function that allows the user to change the value of a cell to a percent
sort
In a database this function puts the records into a specific order.