Excel 2016 from Scratch

Conditional Formatting

An Excel tutorial by Peter Kalmstrom

Excel 2016 icon In this demo in the Excel 2016 from Scratch series Peter Kalmström, CEO and Systems Designer of kalmstrom.com Business Solutions, shows one of the most useful features to highlight cells in Excel: conditional formatting.

Exercise

If you want to try the exercise yourself, please download the Excel file Peter uses in the demo!

Content

This is what Peter shows in the demo below:
  • How to apply Highlight Cells Rules by using the Conditional Formatting tool.
  • How to select the value to apply the rule.
  • How to select the color to highlight cells.
  • How to use custom formatting option to select color for highlighting cells instead of the predefined color options.

Peter uses Excel 2016 for his demo, but the Excel basics are the same for earlier versions of Excel.







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