How to Format Cells in Google Sheets F - The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

Are you new to Google Sheets F and struggling to format cells? Fear not, my friend! As a marketer who uses this tool on a daily basis, I know the ins and outs of formatting cells. In this guide, I will walk you through everything you need to know about formatting cells in Google Sheets F, step-by-step.

Step 1: Select the Cells You Want to Format

The first step is to select the cells you want to format. To do this, simply click and drag your cursor over the cells you want to format, or click on the first cell and then hold down the "Shift" key while clicking on the last cell in your selection.

Step 2: Choose a Number Format

Next, you'll need to choose a number format for your cells. This will determine how the data in your cells appears, such as whether it includes decimals, currency symbols, or a percentage sign. To do this, click on the "Number Format" drop-down menu at the top of the screen and choose your desired format.

Step 3: Adjust the Alignment

The alignment of your cells is also important for formatting. To adjust the alignment, click on the "Alignment" drop-down menu and choose your preferred alignment, such as left, right, or center. You can also adjust the vertical alignment of your text by choosing "Top", "Middle", or "Bottom" from the drop-down menu.

Step 4: Apply Borders and Background Colors

Borders and background colors can add emphasis to your cells and make them easier to read. To apply borders, click on the "Borders" drop-down menu and choose your preferred border style. To add background color, click on the "Fill color" drop-down menu and choose your desired color.

Step 5: Use Conditional Formatting

Conditional formatting is a powerful tool that can help you highlight specific data in your cells. For example, you can set up a rule that highlights all cells with a value greater than 10. To use conditional formatting, click on the "Format" drop-down menu and select "Conditional formatting". From there, you can choose your desired rule and apply it to your selected cells.

Step 6: Save Your Formatting as a Style

Once you've formatted your cells to your liking, you can save your formatting as a style for future use. To do this, click on the "Styles" drop-down menu and select "New Style". Give your style a name and click "Create". Now you can quickly apply this style to other cells in your sheet.


Formatting cells in Google Sheets F can seem daunting at first, but with these easy-to-follow steps, you'll be able to customize your spreadsheets with ease. Remember to select your cells, choose a number format, adjust the alignment, apply borders and background colors, use conditional formatting, and save your formatting as a style. With these tricks up your sleeve, you'll be a Google Sheets F formatting pro in no time!

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