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How to Quickly Edit a Cell in Excel

If you're like most people, you probably spend a lot of time working in Microsoft Excel. And if you're like most people, you probably also find yourself constantly having to make changes to the data in your cells. Whether it's adding a new piece of information or simply correcting a mistake, editing cells is an essential part of working in Excel.

So what's the best way to quickly edit a cell in Excel? Here are a few tips:

  • First, make sure that the cell you want to edit is selected. You can do this by clicking on it with your mouse or by using the arrow keys on your keyboard.
  • Once the cell is selected, simply start typing. The data in the cell will be replaced with whatever you type.
  • If you make a mistake and want to undo your changes, simply press the escape key on your keyboard. This will revert the cell back to its original state.
  • If you want to delete the contents of a cell, simply press the delete key on your keyboard. This will clear the cell and allow you to start fresh.

Following these tips should help you quickly and easily edit cells in Excel. Just remember to always save your workbook after making any changes, just in case you need to revert back to a previous version.

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