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Excel Formatting


Formatting

Excel has many ways to format and style a spreadsheet.

Why format and style your spreadsheet?

  • Make it easier to read and understand
  • Make it more delicate

Styling is about changing the looks of cells, such as changing colors, font, font sizes, borders, number formats, and so on.

The most used styling functions are:

  • Colors
  • Fonts
  • Borders
  • Number formats
  • Grids

There are two ways to access the styling commands in Excel:

  1. The Ribbon
  2. Formatting menu, by right clicking cells

Read more about the Ribbon in the Excel overview chapter.


Styling Commands in Ribbon

The Ribbon can be expanded by clicking the arrow/caret-down icon on the right side. This gives access to more commands:


Styling Commands, Right Clicking Cells

You can also right-click on any cell to style it:

Styling commands can be accessed from both views.


Chapter summary

Formatting is used to make spreadsheets more readable. There are many ways to add styles. The most common ones are; Color, Font, Number format and Grids.