*Spreadsheet Modelling - Glossary *

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**Bold** - A typeface with thicker strokes than regular
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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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