blank cell

blank cell

[′blaŋk ‚sel]
(computer science)
A cell of a spreadsheet that contains no text or numeric values, and for which no formatting is specified other than the global formats of the spreadsheet.
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For the Column Input Cell, select any blank cell in the worksheet (such as C32).
At a distant location, the genome is going to be synthesised and inserted into what will amount to a blank cell, and "booted up", as Venter puts it.
To begin, click on a blank cell in the worksheet (otherwise, Excel will try to guess which data should be selected for the chart) and from the Insert tab's Charts group, select Column, 3-D Column, 3-D Clustered Column.
Create a forecast in any blank cell (for example, cell F2) by selecting that cell and typing = forecast and then using Ctrl+A to bring up the Function Arguments dialog box for the linear regression forecast function.
Once the label is entered, the blank cell to the right of the label is used to display the corresponding result.
When a macro is run, it is read cell by cell, down the column until a blank cell, a cell containing a numeric value, or the macro command QUIT is encountered.
Leave a single blank cell (F6) above the column of project numbers.
Start by typing 100 in cell D22 (any blank cell will do).
Begin by highlighting the rows you want to format--presumably an entire worksheet by clicking on the blank cell to the left of column A and above the 1.
If none of the conditions are met, the results will be a blank cell.
Starting with the text in A1, I can change the text in excel, place your cursor in a blank cell, A2, and press Shift+F3, evoking this screen:
In cell B3, however, the blank cell has been changed to a zero.