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Using Google™ Spreadsheets by Michael Miller

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Section 10. Formatting Google Spreadsheets

Let's face it. A basic Google spreadsheet looks pretty plain. Fortunately, you can spruce up your spreadsheet by changing font size, family, and color, and by changing the background color of individual cells. Read on to learn more.

Enhancing Text with Bold, Italic, and Other Attributes

Google Spreadsheets lets you format your text with a number of common attributes, as shown in Figure 23. In particular, you can apply these formatting attributes:

  • Bold
  • Italic
  • Underline
  • Text color

Figure 23 Sample text formatting with Google Spreadsheets.

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Although you can change text attributes for an entire cell ...

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