Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Chapter 9: Building Spreadsheets
You can enter data into any cell in an Excel worksheet.
You can type data directly into the cell, or you can
enter data using the Formula bar. Data can be text,
such as row or column labels, or numbers, which are
called values . Values also include formulas. Excel
automatically left-aligns text data in a cell and
Enter Cell Data
Type into a Cell
1 Click the cell into which you want
to enter data.
The cell you clicked becomes the
active cell. It appears highlighted,
with a thicker border than the
To add data to another worksheet
in your workbook, click the
worksheet tab to display the
To magnify your view of the
worksheet, click and drag the
2 Type your data.
The data appears both in the cell
and in the Formula bar.