5 IntroductionMicrosoft Excel has a number of advanced tools and features.Can be used to create professional-looking spreadsheetsAllows advanced formatting techniques, such as tables, themes, and conditional formatting
6 Creating Custom Number Formats You can create your own format by selecting Custom category in Format Cells dialog box.Custom format in Format Cells dialog box
7 Using Conditional Formatting Rules Conditional formatting applies a font, border, or pattern to worksheet cells when certain conditions exist in those cells.Conditional formatting is applied using the New Formatting Rule dialog box.
8 Using Conditional Formatting Rules (continued) New Formatting Rule dialog box
9 Creating Conditional Formatting Formulas You can create your own conditional format rule using a conditional formatting formula.In the New Formatting Rule dialog box:Select the “Use a formula to determine which cells to format” option.Enter the conditional formatting formula.
10 Formatting TablesTables provide professional presentation features for displaying worksheet data.Excel offers a variety of table formats in the Table Format gallery.On the Home tab in the Styles group, click the Format as Table button.Displays the Table Format gallery
11 Formatting Tables (continued) Table Format gallery
12 Creating Custom AutoFilters Custom AutoFilter displays only cells that meet specific criteria.Custom AutoFilter dialog box
13 Applying Themes Themes You can apply a theme from the Theme gallery. Borders, background colors, shading, and graphic effects are applied instantly to an entire workbookYou can apply a theme from the Theme gallery.To open the Theme gallery:On the Ribbon, click the Page Layout tabIn the Themes group, click the Themes button
14 Switching Banded Rows and Columns BandingBanded rows: one row will have a lighter format, and the adjacent row will have a darker formatBanded columns: same kind of formats appear in columnsTo switch between banded rows and banded columns, use the Table Tools Design tab.
15 Adding or Deleting Rows and Columns in Tables Commands on the Insert and Delete menus in the Cells group on the Home tabMaintain the banding formatting of a tableInsert menu options
16 Adding Totals to Tables Excel retains the format when adding totals to rows or columns of data in a table.To add totals to rows in a table:Type a new column heading next to the far-right column heading and press Enter.To add a total row at the bottom of a column:Select Total Row in the Table Style Options group on the Design tab.
17 Adding Totals to Tables (continued) Table with totals added
18 Summary In this lesson, you learned: You can create a custom number format and apply it to data in the worksheet cells.Conditional formatting rules enable you to highlight data that meets specific criteria.Conditional formatting formulas let you highlight data based on the criteria you enter in the formula.
19 Summary (continued)Formatting data and text as a table applies various professional formats and filters.Custom AutoFilters give you the option to apply specific filters based on criteria entered into the custom AutoFilter dialog box.
20 Summary (continued)Themes let you apply a formatting scheme throughout the workbook, thereby eliminating the time-consuming task of applying individual formats in each worksheet.You can select and change banded rows and banded columns in a table.You can add a total row and total column in a table.