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Bold - A typeface with thicker strokes than regular text.

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Cell - A cell is the intersection between a row and a column in a worksheet. A cell's location is given by the letter of the column followed by the number of the intersecting row. The intersection of column C and row 11 is cell C11. Cells are the basic storage unit for data in a spreadsheet.

Column - Columns run vertically in a spreadsheet and help to identify the location of data. Each column has a letter to identify it.

Currency Formatting - Changes a cell or group of cells style to that of currency. A pound sign is displayed and values are shown to two decimal places.

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Formula - A mathematical equation used to calculate a value.

Formulae - The plural of formula. See formula above.

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Italic - A way of emphasising text by displaying it in a right slanting typeface.

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Ribbon - The ribbon is a user interface in Microsoft Office where a set of toolbars are sorted into easily accessible menus.

Row - Rows run horizontally in a spreadsheet and help to identify the location of data. Each row has a number to identify it.

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Shortfall - Not having a sufficient amount to meet requirements.

Spreadsheet - A type of application software that allows data to be entered and manipulated by storing it in rows and columns of cells.

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Underline - A line drawn underneath text to emphasise it.

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Value - One of three data types in Excel. Values contain numbers that may be used in calculations.

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Workbook - A workbook is a spreadsheet file. By default a new workbook in Excel contains 3 worksheets. The term spreadsheet is often used to refer to a workbook.

Worksheet - A worksheet is a single page or sheet in an Excel spreadsheet.

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