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Office 2013 In Depth by Joe Habraken

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Formatting Text Entries

Formatting text entries, or labels (as we like to call them in Excel worksheets), can be as simple as assigning different font settings or alignment attributes to a cell or a range of cells. Formatting text in Excel isn’t really that much different from formatting text in Word or PowerPoint. You can easily add bold or italic to the contents of a cell or cells using commands on the Ribbon. You can also change the font and font size used by a range.

Excel also provides some cell formatting features that are a little more “flashy” than your basic font formatting attributes, such as bold, italic and underline. For example, the Orientation command enables you to rotate text in a cell or cell range. This can be particularly ...

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