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Alternatively referred to as a cell pointer or selected cell, an active cell is a rectangular box, highlighting the cell in a spreadsheet. It helps identify what cell is being working with and where data will be entered. In the picture below of Microsoft Excel, you can see that the active cell is D8.
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