Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Formatting Numbers and Labels
5. Click the downward-pointing arrow that appears to the right of the Fill
A color palette appears.
6. Click a color to use to fill the background of your cell.
The color you select appears directly on the Fill Color icon. The next
time you want to apply this same color to a cell, you can click the Fill
Color icon directly instead of the downward-pointing arrow to the right
of the Fill Color icon.
For another way to highlight one or more cells, you can add borders. Borders
can surround the entire cell or just the top, bottom, left, or right side of a
cell. To add borders to a cell, follow these steps:
1. Select one or more cells.
2. Click the Home tab.
3. Click the downward-pointing arrow to the right of the Border icon.
A pull-down menu appears, as shown in Figure 8-10.
4. Click a border style.
Excel displays your chosen borders around the cells you selected in