Excel: Advanced Formatting Techniques (365/2019)

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  • Course details

    View simple, powerful tips for making Excel data more readable and easier to manipulate. Author Dennis Taylor shows you how to emphasize individual cells with fonts, borders, and colors; adjust the position of cell contents; format numeric data; and increase the readability of worksheets. You can also learn how to add images to worksheets and discover automation techniques that can take the drudgery out of formatting even large amounts of data.


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      Dennis Taylor

      Principal at Taylor Associates

      Dennis Taylor is an Excel expert who has 25+ years of experience in spreadsheet authoring and training.

      Dennis has experience working as an author, speaker, seminar leader, and facilitator. Since the mid-90s, he has been the author/presenter of numerous Excel video and online courses and has traveled throughout the U.S. and Canada presenting over 300 seminars and classes. He has authored or co-authored multiple books on spreadsheet software and has presented over 500 Excel webinars to a diversity of audiences. Dennis has worked with hundreds of different corporations and governmental agencies as well as colleges and universities. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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  • Harness the power of Excel formatting techniques

    - [Dennis] When you're working with Excel there's no question that appearances count. A dull, lifeless display will not get the attention it deserves. You need to know the scope of Excel's formatting features and the quickest and best ways to get to them. In this course I'll show you how to create and adjust numeric formats, how to work with styles and themes, and create outlines for dynamic display presentations. We will also explore working with pictures, word art, and numerous other tools that add flare and visual interest to your worksheets. Hi, I'm Dennis Taylor. I've been working with Excel for years and I'm looking forward to showing you the many different ways of using Excel's powerful formatting tools.

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