**** Open Microsoft Excel
Either double click on the short cut which looks like this.
Or you can open it from the start button on the bottom left hand side of the screen.
**** When you open Excel it will look like this.
**** The main area is called the Worksheet. You can see it has been divided into a grid with
columns and rows. Each box is called a Cell.
**** The rows go across the worksheet and are labelled as numbers. The columns are vertical
and are labelled as letters.
**** The active cell is the one highlighted and is called A1, as it is in column A and in row 1.
**** You can see the name of the active cell in the white box above the
**** The workbook contains blank worksheets named Sheet 1, Sheet 2, Sheet 3 etc. You can see
the name of these on the tabs at the bottom of your worksheet.
**** Use your left button on your mouse to click in any other cell.
**** Use the arrow keys to go up, down, left, or right.