4 Essential Conditional Formatting Tips to Make Your Data Pop
Published Apr 19 2023 07:50 PM 28.4K Views
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Did you know these conditional formatting tips? In this article, you'll discover methods for highlighting patterns in your data, emphasizing insights or trends with the use of colors, icons or formulas. These 4 tips cover common scenarios at home or in small businesses, like managing expenses, home renovation and more.

Highlight the highest expenses in scenarios like personal budgetingHighlight the highest expenses in scenarios like personal budgeting

Create icons based on data values in scenarios like product ratingsCreate icons based on data values in scenarios like product ratings

Highlight rows using formulas in scenarios like home renovationHighlight rows using formulas in scenarios like home renovation

 

Getting Started

You can use this template on Excel for the Web, Mac Excel or Windows Excel. To get started, click on the template.

  1. Go to File › Save As › Download a Copy.
  2. Go to OneDrive
  3. Select Upload › Files
  4. Select the Excel file you downloaded in step 1.
  5. Once the upload is complete, you can open the file to use it.

 

Sharing your file with family for free

You can easily collaborate with family and friends using the Share button within Excel on the top right corner of the app. Learn more about sharing here.

 

ShareShare

 

More Personal Templates and Examples

If you liked this, check out more templates for your personal life like Retirement and FIRE Estimators.

Retirement and FIRE EstimatorsRetirement and FIRE Estimators

 

Also see Mr. Excel, @BillJelen’s, post on Unusual Uses of Excel to learn examples of ways people are using Excel to do more in their lives.

Unusual Uses of ExcelUnusual Uses of Excel

 

Comments and Suggestions

Liked the template and want more like this? Or have comments and suggestions? You can leave comments below this blog post.

Or in Excel, go to Help>Feedback. Choose an option from the menu. Copy and paste this “#highlight" as you type a response. 

Happy Highlighting!

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