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Active cell
a selected worksheet cell that is ready for data entry
Active worksheet
The worksheet that is displayed in the work area
cell
the space formed by the intersection of a row and a column; the basic unit of a worksheet
cell reference
a unique identifier for a cell which is formed by the cell's column letter and row number
column
in a spreadsheet, these are the vertical spaces. columns are headed with letters. there are a total of 256 columns on one worksheet.
formula
equation that calculates a new value from values currently on a worksheet
formula bar
Found directly above column headings; shows location in spreadsheet and what was typed in cell
microsoft office excel 2007
powerful spreadsheet program that allows user to organize data, complete calculations, make decisions, graph data, develop professional looking reports, publish organized data to the Web, and access real time data from web sites
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.
range
Selected group of cells on a worksheet identified by the cell in the upper left corner and the cell in the lower right corner, separated by a colon
range reference
How the raqnge is identified
row
appears horizontally in a worksheet and is identified by numbers on the left side of the worksheet window
sheet tab
Area at the bottom of the screen containing the worksheet name.
spreadsheet
A program that allows you to use rows and columns of data to manage, predict, and present information.
workbook
An excel document which contains three worksheets by default but can have more than three
worksheet
the workspace made up of columns and rows where you enter data to create an electronic spreadsheet