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Excel 2013 Simplified by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 2: Entering Data

Are you ready to start using Excel to build a spreadsheet? To create a spreadsheet in Excel, you must understand the layout of an Excel worksheet as well as the types of data that you can enter into a worksheet. You also must know how to enter data — including text, numbers, dates, times, and symbols — into the worksheet cells, and how to edit that data to fix typos, adjust information, and remove data you no longer need.

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Learning the Layout of a Worksheet

Understanding the Types of Data You Can Use

Enter Text into a Cell

Enter a Number into a Cell

Enter a Date or Time into a Cell

Insert a Symbol

Edit Cell Data ...

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