"Changing the Excel Cell Color - The Easy Way"


How to change the Excel cell color to the color that you like? This tutorial shows you the steps.

Actually you can change the color of any cells in the spreadsheet.

Once you have the number cells formatted in a different color, just do the same thing for some other cells.

You can choose a contrasting color for the background to add more effects to your Excel spreadsheet.


To change the Excel cell color background

  • Highlight the cells that you want to alter. We'll start with the cells A2 to B5.
  • From the Home tab, in the Font group, point to the Fill Color icon.
  • Click the arrow just to the right of the Fill Color icon. You'll see some colors appear:

Excel 2007 format cells color

  • Move your mouse over any of the colors and the cells will change automatically. You can then see what the new color looks like.
  • Click with the left mouse button to set the color you want. If you don't like any of the colors displayed, click on More Colors option.

Excel 2007 color dialog box

  • From the Colors dialog box displayed, choose a color and click OK.


To change the text color

  • Highlight the text that you want to change color.
  • From the Home tab, in the Font group, point to the Font Color icon.
  • Click the arrow just to the right of the Font Color icon. You'll see some colors appear.
  • Select a color just like you did for the background color of the cell.


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