1. Simple insertion: Typing a formula inside the cell. Typing a formula in a cell or the formula bar is the most straightforward method of inserting basic Excel formulas. The process usually starts by typing an equal sign, followed by the name of an Excel function.EXCEL EXERCISE #1: Grade Sheet 1. Enter the information in the spreadsheet below. Be sure that the information is entered in the same cells as given, or the formulas below will not work. You will notice that when you enter the information in the first column, the text runs over into the next cell. Note: Some formulas require you to input the single cell or range address of the values or text you want calculated. When Excel displays the various cell/range dialog boxes, you can either manually enter the cell/range address, or cursor and point to it. Pointing means you click the field box first,... Formulas are one of the most important components of an Excel sheet and as such, deserve--warrant--protection. You don't want users accidentally changing formulas and impacting the purpose of your ...Microsoft Excel Viewer was a freeware program for viewing and printing spreadsheet documents created by Excel. The Microsoft Excel Viewer was retired in April, 2018 in lieu of Excel Online . Excel Viewer is similar to Microsoft Word Viewer in functionality.