Entering text into a cell is straightforward, but there are a few things to keep in mind.

#1)
Entering text directly into a cell or into the formula bar:
By default, text is left justified in a cell.
#2)
To have a number treated as text:
This method is most useful when you want to automatically fit the tallest content of any cell in the row.

Summary

Entering text into a cell is straightforward, just select a cell and type your text. By default, text will be left justified in a cell. There are several ways to change the appearance and justification of text in a cell.