Use conditional formatting to identify dates within a specific range

Conditional Formatting date ranges

My conditional formatting to identify dates earlier than today post has proven to be extremely popular. This post talks about how to conditional format dates within occur in the past. I have had plenty of questions and comments based on this post. A popular question is how to use conditional formatting to highlight a date […]

Use conditional formatting to identify dates earlier than today

Use conditional formatting to identify dates earlier than today

During a Microsoft Excel training session a few week’s ago, I had a great question about using conditional formatting to highlight dates earlier than the current one, in other words, how can we highlight dates that occur in the past? This was a great question and so I thought I would publish a post this week about how […]

How to copy formatting using Format Painter

How to copy formatting using Format Painter

Whenever I conduct a training course in any of the Microsoft products, I always touch on the Clipboard group of tools. These include the Cut, Copy and Paste functions and almost all users have some type of experience using these tools. What many users have not utilised is the fourth little icon in this group […]

Introduction to Styles in Microsoft Word

Today I’m going to provide an introduction to the styles feature available within Microsoft Word. Working with a document is not only about entering the content you wish to convey, but also about making that content easy to read and understand. One of the ways you can achieve this is through the formatting of text […]

How to use conditional formatting in Excel

Conditional Formatting in Excel

Conditional formatting is one of my favourite parts of Microsoft Excel. I am a very visual person and would much rather look at colour charts or visual representations of data to give me a sense of what I’m looking at. Conditional formatting is the easiest way to achieve this result. I am always surprised how […]