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Learning activity

TitleExcel: conditional formatting
CategoryDigital Skills
OverviewVirtual and in-person sessions are available for this course. Please check when booking. This training is delivered on a Windows machine using the latest version of Excel from the Microsoft Office 365 suite. Participants wanting to follow along, should make sure they have the software installed before the session starts. Essex members can find instructions for downloading the software for free onto your personal device at: OUTLINE Conditional formatting in Excel allows you to automatically apply formatting such as colours, icons, and data bars, to one or more cells, in order to highlight specific data in your spreadsheet. Applying conditional formatting to your data can not only help make your data easier to read, it will also allow you to isolate and then sort and filter your data to get specific results. In this training session you will follow a series of conditional formatting examples using both pre-set functions as well as applying a variety of formulas for more advanced formatting. - Naming ranges to use in formulas - Using pre-set conditional formatting rules - Modifying pre-set rules - Using a variety of formulas to create conditional formatting rules For those submitting CADENZA applications/PGCHEP portfolios, these sessions map to the following: UKPSF areas of activities: A2, K4 JISC framework: 1, 2 If spaces are available, please click on the white space below. ONLY add yourself to the waiting list if the date/s are not convenient.
Learning outcomes
  • Learn how to create conditional formatting rules using formulas
  • Learn how to name a data range
  • Learn how to use Excel's preset conditional formatting functions
Book Event 1
PresenterKatherine Trafford
LocationITex5 Zoom link:
Date and time10:00 to 12:00 Wednesday 10 July 2024
Available places14
Booking instructions
University of Essex employeeUse the link provided above to book your place via HR Organiser.
Partner institutionPlease discuss with your point of contact at your Partner Institution in the first instance.
Student Union contractors; PhD studentsPlease contact the Organisational Development team.