Parts of the Microsoft Excel 2003 Screen
worksheet, the cell with the black outline. Data is always entered into the active cell. formulas. cell reference or the name of the active cell. worksheet and each one is identified by a letter in the column header.
Rows run horizontally in a worksheet and are identified by a number in the row header.
Together a column letter and a row number create a cell reference. Each cell in the worksheet can be identified by this combination of letters and numbers such as A1, F456, or AA34.