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How to add @ or = sign

            Hope you already know that you can enter any formula to excel cell by entering formula with equal (=) sign. This may have helped you to automate your spread sheets very easily.

But have you ever needed to put = sign or @ sign to a excel cell as a first character. (Not to enter a formula) .
If you enter equal sign first and then if you enter some thing which is not a formula then you will get an error message like below.


And if you enter @ sign first then you will get following error message.

So I will show you how to enter something which is not a formula to a cell with = sign first. Or how to enter @ sign first. Solution is easy. You just need to put apostrophe ( ' ) before the = or @.
Below image will show how it works. You can see @Head at cell. And in formula bar you can see how it has entered using apostrophe.

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