How to Enter Text into a Cell

1. To enter text into a cell, just select the cell you want to enter data in by clicking on it. A black border will surround the cell you selected. See the Diagram below.

how to enter text into a cell

2. Next, just type the text you want to enter into the cell. Excel also displays the text you typed in the formula bar. See the diagram above.

3. When you are done press the ‘Enter’ key on your computer keyboard

Excel inserts the text you had typed into the cell.

Lesson 5: How to Enter a Number into a Cell