Q2 Party Planner: Data Format, Insert & Merge
You have set up your basic spreadsheet for your party and have entered the data. There are special formatting features you can do to make it more legible for others.
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I Can Statement
- format, insert data and merge cells
Format: To change the formatting of the cell number without changing the number itself. (e.g., font size, font border)
Insert: To add data to cells.
Merge: To turn two or more cells into one cell.
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Format your spreadsheet
Sample Image for Spreadsheet Formatting
Step 1 - Open the existing Party Planner spreadsheet.
Step 2 - Align the text for column B and C so it is in the center.
Step 3 - Select column A and color it light blue, select column B and color it light green, and select column C and make it light pink.
Step 4 - Put a border around each cell.
Step 5 - Have a row labeled TOTALS below the last name and make it bold.
Step 6 - Make the header row bold.
Step 7 - "Fit" the column to the content with a double-click on the line between the columns
Insert and Merge Cells
Sample Image for Insert and Merge
Step 1 - Google Sheets: Select row 1, go to INSERT on the menu bar and select ROW ABOVE. Microsoft Excel: Select row 1, do a right-click with the mouse and select insert. rows or locate insert row on the home menu
Step 2 - In Cell A1 put your name and the type of party you are planning.
Step 3 - Select Cells A1, B1, and C1.
Step 4 -While selected, locate and select the Merge Cells icon
Step 5 - Make the font for this row size 14, change the font color to blue, and align the center.
Step 6 - Check with your teacher to see how they want you to submit or share this document.
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Websites and Documents
- Format Numbers in a Google Spreadsheet Google Support
- Google Spreadsheet Complex Formulas GCF Global
- Google Spreadsheets GCF Global
- Microsoft Excel 2000 GCF Global
- Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets GCF Global
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