Text styles (underlining, italic, and bold)
Text and background color
Text wrapping and orientation
Formatting cells with built-in styles
Excel provides a variety of predesigned formatting styles that you can apply to one or more cells. To format cells with a built-in style, follow these steps:
1. Select the cell or cells that you want to format with a built-in style.
2. Click the Home tab.
3. Click the Cell Styles icon in the Styles group.
A pull-down menu appears listing all the different styles you can choose, as shown in Figure 7-8.
4. Move the mouse pointer over a style.
Excel displays a Live Preview of how your selected cells will look with that particular style.
5. Click the style you want.
Excel applies your chosen style to the selected cells.
The Cell Styles menu offers different ways to format your cells quickly.