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Excel Basic Step by Step Tutorial

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Entering Data into Excel
Excel Spreadsheet Tutorial

Excel Spreadsheet Tutorial

© Ted French

Entering Data into Excel

Entering data into a spreadsheet is always a three step process. These steps are:

  1. Click on the cell where you want the data to go.

  2. Type your data into the cell.

  3. Press the ENTER key on the keyboard or click on another cell with the mouse.

Tutorial Steps

To follow this tutorial, enter the data listed below into a blank spreadsheet using the following steps:

  1. Open a blank Excel spreadsheet file.

  2. Select the cell indicated by the cell reference provided.

  3. Type the corresponding data into the selected cell.

  4. Press the Enter key on the keyboard or click on the next cell in the list with the mouse.

 Cell Data 

A2 - Deduction Calculations for Employees A8 - Last Name A9 - Smith B. A10 - Wilson C. A11 - Thompson J. A12 - James D.

B4 - Date: B6 - Deduction Rate: B8 - Gross Salary B9 - 45789 B10 - 41245 B11 - 39876 B12 - 43211

C6 - .06 C8 - Deduction D8 - Net Salary

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