You can enter data by typing in editable cells.
Cells that are grayed out and have data in italics in them, are read only. Cells can be read-only if you are a viewer, or if the version that you are looking at is locked.
Some cells have picklists that you can select from. The following image shows a picklist where you can select a performance rating of Good, Average, or Poor.
Aggregated data is shown in bold. If you type data into an aggregated cell, the data is spread to the cells that make up the aggregated cells.
Calculated cells at detail level are colored green. You can't directly update calculated cells by typing data in them.
- Data can be entered in the Division row and in the 2016 column.
- Aggregate data is bold. You can type data here.
- Calculated cells are shaded green. You can't type data into calculated cells.
Symbols in cells, such as currency and percentages
In cells that expect numbers, you cannot enter a symbol. For example, in a cell that expects currency in dollars, you enter the dollar amount in numbers, for example, for $10, enter 10.
If a cell is formatted as a percent %, the value is displayed as a proportion of 1. To enter 5%, you can either type 5% or type 0.05. Both display as 0.05.
Preventing data from changing when data is spread
You can place a hold on a cell if you want to keep the value from changing when data is spread. Right-click the cell, then select. You can still edit the cell directly. Two vertical bars indicate that a hold is active on a cell.
When you place a hold on an aggregated cell, the aggregated value remains constant when you change any of the children. When a hold is in place and you change the value of a child, proportional spreading is automatically applied to the remaining children so that the consolidated value remains unchanged.
To remove holds, right-click any cell, then select Release hold to release a specific hold.. You can also right-click a cell with an active hold, then select
You can replace data in a book view with zeros by going to a detail cell in the upper right corner and typing 0>|. This copies 0 across rows (>) and columns (|).