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Formatting
Formatting

Change the format of a cell

You can apply formatting to an entire cell and to the data inside a cell—or a group of cells. One way to think of this is the cells are the frame of a picture and the picture inside the frame is the data. 

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Formal Cells

  1. Select the cells.

  2. Go to the ribbon to select changes as Bold, Font Color, or Font Size.

Apply Excel Styles 

  1. Select the cells.

  2. Select Home > Cell Style and select a style. 

Modify an Excel Style

  1. Select the cells with the Excel Style.

  2. Right-click the applied style in Home > Cell Styles.

  3. Select Modify > Format to change what you want. 

Need more help?

You can always ask an expert in the Excel Tech Community or get support in the Answers community.

See Also

Format text in cells

Format numbers

Format a date the way you want

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