# Changing the Appearance of a Spreadsheet Excel Lesson 2.

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Changing the Appearance of a Spreadsheet Excel Lesson 2

Learning Targets Change column widths Position data within a cell by aligning, wrapping, rotating and indenting Change the appearance of cells using fonts, font sizes, font styles, font colors and borders Designate the number format used for data stored in a cell Use the Format Painter to copy formatting from one cell to another Apply and Clear cell styles Find and replace cell formats

Do Now PICK UP A DO NOW PAPER ON THE DESK. Answer the 10 questions as best you can. You may use your book, your computer but NOT your neighbor.

Let’s See What You Can Do! Handout – SOCIAL NETWORKING YOU HAVE 10 MINUTES TO CREATE THE SPREADSHEET FOLLOWING THE DIRECTIONS. PRINT WITH YOUR: NAME DATE CLASS PERIOD ASSIGNMENT – SOCIAL NETWORKING HANDOUT

Columns Width – HOW WIDE Height – HOW TALL AUTOFIT – determines the best cell size on the cell contents Step-by-step 2.2 pg. 31

Text Orientation Ability to rotate text (angles) Wrapping text (makes it fit the cell and will automatically return to next line) Step-by-step 2.3 pg. 33

Assignment Finish all of Lesson 1 assignments (handout) Project 1-2 – DO NOT PRINT 1-3 PRINT 1-4 DO NOT PRINT Handouts – American Top 40 – PRINT **Make sure you have all your information (name, class, date, assignment – may type at the bottom)

Changing the Appearance of Cells Themes – preset collection of designs Fonts (sizes, styles, colors) Fill colors Step-by-step 2.5 (pg. 36) and Step-by-step 2.6 (pg. 38)

Do Now Define alignment Define orientation Explain the difference:

Cell Borders Select the cell or the cell range Use the BORDERS button Step-by-step - pg. 39

Number Formats Default number is GENERAL (looks just like you typed it) Formula Bar shows the actual value To change number format, select the cell or range. Click the appropriate buttons in the Number group on the Home tab of Ribbon

Format Painter to copy cell format Can copy format, but NOT cell contents Select the cell that has the format you want Click the Format Painter button Then, click another cell or range

Cell Styles Styles – combination of formatting – alignment, font, size, color, etc. To APPLY a cell style: Select the cells you want to format In the styles group, click the CELL STYLES button Point to a cell in the LIVE PREVIEW Click the style you want to apply To REMOVE a cell style: Select the cell to delete style In the Style Gallery, select NORMAL To CLEAR Cell Formats – Use the CLEAR button in the Editing Group