Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjust banded-row formatting, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Instructor] When you convert data to a table…you get lots of visual features,…and probably what stands out most obviously…is what we call Banded Rows.…I've got a list of data here,…I'm gonna click on it…and double-click the bottom edge of a cell…to remind myself how many rows are in this list.…It goes down to row 675.…I'm gonna double-click the top edge of that cell.…Now the list might grow, it might shrink,…but if you convert data to a table…you've got lots of advantages.…We can do this one of four ways.…We can press Ctrl + L…or press Ctrl + T.…
Think of L for a list, T for table.…On the Home tab there's a option right here,…Format as Table, it's in the Styles group.…The description there probably doesn't do it justice…in terms of if you were unfamiliar with the feature…would this entice you to use it?…Quickly convert a range of cells…to a table with its own style.…You'll also find this feature on the Insert tab.…And here as you slide over Table…a better description,…Create a table to organize and analyze related data.…
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