Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Format Data with Styles
Excel applies the formatting style.
Apply a Cell Style
1 Select the cell or cells that you
want to format.
2 Click the Home tab on the
3 Click the Cell Styles button.
4 Click a style.
Excel applies the formatting to the
Can I add a
background to my
Yes. You can add a
background picture to any
sheet. To do so, click the
Page Layout tab on the
Ribbon and click the
Background button. The
Sheet Background dialog box opens; locate and
select the picture you want to use. Be careful
when applying background images to your
worksheet; make sure the image does not distract
from the legibility of your cell data.
How do I apply a
You can use themes to
create a similar
appearance among all
the Office documents
that you create. Themes
are shared through Word,
PowerPoint, and Excel.
To apply a theme to your
spreadsheet, simply click the Page Layout tab on
the Ribbon, click the Themes button, and select a
theme from the list. You can use the Colors, Fonts,
and Effects tools to fine-tune a theme.