The Excel Skinny

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The 3 most used font formats in Microsoft Excel are Bold, Underline, and Italic.  It is a must that you know the shortcuts to use all 3 without a second thought.  Let me teach you how. 

Click the cell you wish to format.  Note: if the cell already has data the data will be changed. If the cell is empty and anticipating data anything typed into the cell will have the formatting you applied to it.  


Bold Shortcut: 



Underline Shortcut:



Italic Shortcut:



And there you have it! The cells have been formatted to match their names

These are simple one modifier key shortcuts that can help you tremendously with formatting an Excel spreadsheet.