Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 tutorial: Excel basics
Click cell C2, and then click Edit > Paste. A copy of the data appears in cells C2, C3, and C4.
Tip The keyboard shortcut for the Paste command is ⌘+V.
Click in cell D2, and then click Edit > Paste.
Notice that a copy of the numerical data now appears in column C and column D.
If you see ######## in a cell instead of data, the column is too narrow for the data, and you need
to increase the width of the column.
To hide the moving marquee around a copied selection, press ESC (located in the upper-left
corner of your keyboard).
To use the Format Painter to format multiple, non-adjacent cells, on the Standard toolbar, double-
click Format Painter, and then select (or "paint") the cells that you want to format. When you are
finished formatting, press ESC.
To undo a mistake entering data, click Edit > Undo (or press ⌘+Z).