Pointer or selected cell and active cell have the same meaning. In spreadsheet when we click in a cell it becomes ready for work or we can enter data in it is known as active cell. An active cell refers to a cell in Excel spreadsheet that is currently selected by clicking mouse pointer or keyboard keys.
Remember only one cell can be active cell at a time. An active cell is bounded by a heavy border around it.
It is basically a rectangular box clearly highlights with black color shade around it when any user selects it. We can drag and drop the cell by pressing it with mouse.
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