Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Using fill effects (gradients, patterns, styles) for colorful cell background variations, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
And that's directly available on the home tab in the ribbon…in the find group, the so called fill color bucket.…Click the drop arrow.…Lots of choices here.…These will vary if you've chosen a different theme.…You might see some standard colors here.…If you used another color recently,…I used magenta here, that might pop up.…But as you slide over these you do get a preview.…And it's pretty apparent that the darker colors…don't work so well because you do…want to see the text in the background.…
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