In this chapter
Adding pizzazz by formatting numbers and text
Adding lines, borders, and shading
Splitting, merging, hiding, and unhiding cells
Using automatic formatting
Adding comments and other items
Filling a series of cells
You could certainly create a spreadsheet without adding any text, special formatting, graphics, or other elements. Adding these types of elements, however, not only makes a spreadsheet look more professional but can also make it more useful and easier to read. Formatting column headings or key values in a worksheet as bold, for example, makes those headings and values easier to spot.
This chapter describes several steps you can take to format numbers and text in a worksheet, ...