Applying built-in styles


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Applying built-in styles

The ability to use styles in your applications is one of those features that isn't well known, and I think that's too bad because styles can be a great timesaver. If you've never used styles either in Excel or your other programs, a style is simply a basket of formatting that you can apply whenever and wherever you need. Styles can contain fonts, colors, backgrounds, number formatting, and more. The whole idea of using styles is that you can keep your content separate from your formatting, which means that your formatting is not just faster to apply but it's a lot more consistent.

You don't have to worry about different colors or different fonts being applied in different places. I'll show you how to create styles later in the chapter but first, let's take a look at the styles that are already built into Excel that we can use. If you take a look at this worksheet here, you can see it's sorted by department. So let's select these Executive cells here, ...

Applying built-in styles
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Applying built-in styles provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Bob Flisser as part of the Excel 2010 Essential Training

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Business Education + Elearning
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Excel
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