B. Ribbon:This grey area is called the Ribbon, and contains tools for entering, manipulating, and visualizing data. There are also tabs that focus on specific features. Home is selected by default; click on the Insert, Page Layout, Formulas, Data, Review, or View tab to reveal a set of tools unique to each tab. Well cover this more in the “Navigating the Ribbon” section later on.
This article will cover how to create a spreadsheet in Excel step_by_step, what you can do with all its main functions, how to navigate the tools, and provide some templates. Youll also learn how to do the same for spreadsheets you can create in Word, Google Sheets, and a powerful spreadsheet application, Smartsheet.
The Paste tool can paste anything in your clipboard into the selected cell, and typically retains everything including the value, formula, and format. However, Excel has a wealth of pasting options: you can access these by clicking the down arrow next to the Paste icon. You can paste what youve copied as a picture. You can also paste what youve copied as values only, so that instead of duplicating the formula of a copied cell, you duplicate the final value shown in the cell.
D. This section lets you toggle whether the automatic grids appear for working on the sheet and for printing it, along with the row and column headings (A, B, C, 1, 2, 3, etc).