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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 in 24 Hours by Trudi Reisner

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Choosing a Number Style

After you decide on a suitable number format, you can choose a number style using either of two methods:

  • Click the number style buttons on the Formatting toolbar.

  • Choose Format, Cells and select a number style from the Format Cells dialog box.

Using the Toolbar to Change Number Formats

The Formatting toolbar offers several tools for changing number formats. Figure 9.1 shows the Formatting toolbar and the number style tools you use in this hour.

Figure 9.1. Number style tools on the Formatting toolbar.

The following To Do exercise shows you how to use the Formatting toolbar to change number formats in the Sales workbook, ...

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