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I have always seen this little triangle in the corner of every Excel sheet.What is it?

What is it for? Does it have to do with alignment? I have searched Google and have no luck.

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    It simply indicates that square belongs to both column and row I suspect. Clicking on it on it may or may not select all the boxes. – Journeyman Geek Nov 10 '15 at 0:31
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    As far as I can tell, its just a "Select All Cells" button. – heavyd Nov 10 '15 at 0:50
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    Yes, it selects the entire sheet. – CharlieRB Nov 10 '15 at 0:51
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I'm just going to throw the kb - select all cells on a worksheet official reference here as an answer.

It's also on this kb- Select cells ranges rows or columns on a worksheet -

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  • Wow! That is a very descriptive answer. Thanks for teaching me. – juniorRubyist Nov 10 '15 at 22:46
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That button selects all the cells of the spreadsheet. :)

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It highlights all cells of your sheet. It can be used if you want to set every cell to a certain font style or something like that.

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