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This chapter is from the book

This chapter is from the book

Entering Data

The quickest and easiest way to get data into Excel is to enter the data via the keyboard. You can enter data into a blank worksheet or add data to an existing worksheet. For example, you can enter in the word fruits in cell A2 and press the Enter key.

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circle_1.jpg Click the cell you want to edit, making it active.

circle_2.jpg Enter some data (in this case, Fruits) in the cell. As you type, the data will also show in the Edit bar.

circle_3.jpg Press the Enter key when your edit has been made. Excel makes the cell below (the one you just edited) the active cell.

circle_4.jpg Enter some data into a few different cells, pressing the arrow keys to move around.

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