Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Entering Data into a Selected Range
Figure 2–21. Type now and the data will once again enter the white cell.
You get the idea. Each tap of the Enter key turns the next cell white, designating the cell
into which you’ll be entering data.
But you may have a question about this sequence of events, because we don’t appear
to be learning anything new here. After all, pressing Enter always takes you down one
row—so what’s really different here? Good question.
The answer can be gleaned by considering this range selection, in this case L9:M18 (just
to get you accustomed to range references):
Figure 2–22. A two-columned range selection
Here’s the point. If you enter data in each cell and press Enter, you’ll once again bump
down the column, for example: