This will only increment on visible rows, so you end up with a running total of visible rows.
You then just add a conditional formatting rule with one colour for even and one for odd based on the running total helper column. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk.
Configure alternate row shading in Excel for Mac. This method uses the Print an Excel spreadsheet with header rows at the top of every page. The easiest way to apply shading or highlighting to alternate rows is to make them a table. Make a table to shade or highlight alternate rows. On the sheet, select the range of cells that you want to shade.
One other thing that I failed to mention, is that out of the columns in my sheet; the first are fixed data, meaning I am not manipulating it at all adding, changing, removing ; The second columns, they start out blank, and i will be adding things to practically every one of the Rows whether it be 5 cells or I thought i was learning an advanced feature of Excel, but Good Grief, this looks like a program to reverse the rotation of the Solar System!!!
I really just want to have a little something to help me when I am trying to stay on a line row and keep losing my place!!
Originally Posted by chriscovino. I am appreciative that no one flamed me; hopefully it is because I did mention and it's true that I spent over three hours researching this.
I tried a much easier response and it worked, so we'll never know, but dude, thank you. Rod and Andy, for doing a little digging around and posting a link to a web answer or an XLSX, thank you. Oh no, wait..
If any of you here are involved with Excel like from a creation standpoint, I would just like to offer I know I'm on a relatively older version of Excel, but for the love of Christmas.. I didn't want to add three columns, put a "helper" column not that I am condemning the suggestion at all, because it's a working solution; I just believe it shouldn't be that complicated to do something so simple in principle.
As I get more advanced in Excel, I see how awesome it is, and how Excel can do some ridiculously tricky stuff, but then there are things and concepts so elementary and fundamental in concept that either aren't an inbred part of the program, or requires so much extra tasks to make it happen, that it sometimes becomes not worth it.
Just my two cents. You can change worksheet tab color in Excel, if desired.
To do this, first select the worksheet tab whose tab color you wish to change. In the side menu that appears, then click the color you want to apply to the worksheet tab. Also note that when a worksheet tab is selected, or active, the true color is difficult to see.
They don't add to the data's story. Maybe you pull data to convince your boss to adopt inbound marketing , give you an extra sliver of budget, or adjust your team's strategy -- among other things. To remove the 3D styling from your graphs, double-click on the bars, lines, or pie sections you'd like to change, choose "3D Format" and set "Top'"and "Bottom" to "None. Sep 9, AM. Dear David, thank you for the above examples. Now, when you add a new row to the table, the chart and title update dynamically.
You can deselect the worksheet tab to more accurately view the color selection you made. Try the Excel Course for Free!