How to Enter a Number

An Excel cell can hold different type of data such as a numeric value, text and a formula.

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In many cases, you might work on an Excel file with data already entered, but in case if you need to enter a number, here are the steps:

Step 1. Select a cell in the worksheet (e.g., A1);

Step 2. Press the number key on the keyboard to enter a number (e.g., 2 in A1) ;

Step 3. Press Enter from the keyboard to move the cursor to the cell below;

Tip: if you want to press "Enter" key and the cursor automatically move to the cell on the right, please see here

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