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Cell References in Microsoft Works Spreadsheets
Microsoft Works Spreadsheets Tutorial

Microsoft Works Spreadsheets Tutorial

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Cell Facts

  • Data is stored in cells in a Microsoft Works spreadsheet.
  • Each small rectangle in a Works spreadsheet is a cell.
  • A cell is the intersection point of a column and a row in a spreadsheet.

Spreadsheet Facts

  • Columns run vertically in a spreadsheet and are identified by a letter.
  • Rows run horizontally and are identified by a number.
  • There are 16,384 rows, over 200 columns, and almost 4 million cells in each Works spreadsheet.

Cell Reference Facts

  • To keep track of all these cells, each cell has a cell reference or address.
  • A cell reference is a combination of the column letter and the row number.
  • The active cell reference is shown in the name box above column A.
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