Exercise: Dates - Conditional Formatting

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Category ==> Excel 2010  (83 exercises)
Topic ==> Conditional formatting  (5 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
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Open the file in the folder above.

Excel 2010 exercise - Conditional formatting (image 1)

You should find this rather unimpressive offering...

Use a function to calculate today's date in the highlighted cell. This will ensure that this spreadsheet will always reflect the current date.

Use whichever method you prefer to calculate the remaining dates, based upon today's.

Apply a custom format to give a more descriptive date.

Apply conditional formatting to highlight This Week / Last Week / Next Week.

Excel 2010 exercise - Conditional formatting (image 2)

This is what you are aiming towards.

When finished, save this as Dates Formatted.

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