Navigating in Excel
Keyboard Shortcuts for Visual Formatting
I you hate the mouse here are some other ways to deliver formatting to your Excel spreadsheets. Again these are the same shortcut keys that work in all Microsoft programs. Some of them pertain only to spreadsheets but many will work in Word, Access, or PowerPoint also.
While not typical, clip art can be added for visual impact or to make a point. To add a picture to a spreadsheet, place the cursor in the cell where you want the picture to be placed. Choose Insert, Picture, From File or Clip Art. Select the picture from Clip Art or the file and it will appear in your spreadsheet.
Format Painter is a tool that enables you to create your worksheet and them apply formatting from one area to another. This allows you to get a consistent look without a lot of work. Make the first column look great and paint it everywhere else.
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|This page was updated on: 04/10/02|