Excel | Formatting worksheets exercise | Making Formatting Changes - Catalog

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Software ==> Excel  (151 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2016 and later
Topic ==> Formatting worksheets  (9 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Subject ==> Excel training
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Open the workbook contained in the folder shown above.

Make the following formatting changes:

  • Insert a few extra blank rows at the top and then type in the new title shown below
  • Format the font, size and colour of the title and add underlining
The new title

The new title at the top of the worksheet

  • Change the font and colour of the titles on row 4
  • Increase the row height of row 4 and make it top aligned
Row 4 before the alignment changes

Row 4 before the alignment changes

After the alignment changes

Row 4 after the alignment changes

 

  • Make everything in the 'Call ID' and the 'Date' columns centre aligned
  • Select the whole of column D (click on the column letter) and add text wrap so that you can see all of the longer text entries
The column is too narrow Word Wrap solves the problem
  • Click in the middle of the worksheet and press CTRL + A to select it all, then add borderlines everywhere (apart from on the title at the top)
  • Add light yellow shading to the titles on row 4 so that they look similar to this:
New shading on titles

You don't have to choose yellow shading

 

Your finished example should look something like this:

Finished formatted example

Your workbook doesn't have to look exactly the same as this!

Use File - Save As... to save the file in your work folder with this new name:

Formatted Catalog Orders

You can unzip this file to see the answers to this exercise, although please remember this is for your personal use only.
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