To select cells is to use the mouse pointer to click on a cell or cells. It is also known as highlighting. Before you can perform work on data such as formatting or including it in a function or formula the cell(s) the data reside in must first be selected.
There are a number of ways to select cells including: drag select, typing a range in the
Name Box, and using the arrow keys on the keyboard.
Before adding the formula to the
, use the mouse to select the cells to be included in the function. This way the range of cells will be entered correctly the first time.