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Cell click on one cell selects 2 or 3 cells?

Cell click on one cell selects 2 or 3 cells?

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At times, when I click on one cell to enter or modify data, 2 or 3 cells below the selected cell are highlighted. I only want the cell to be edited to be selected. I don't know what causes the multi cell selection, or how to turn it off. Can someone explain this to me.

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