Formatting Multiple Worksheets? Use Group Sheets option to Speed up [Quick Tip]
Often we come across workbooks that have similar formatting needs for multiple worksheets. For eg. you may have sales records spanning across 12 worksheets, one for each month. Now as a loyal reader of chandoo.org, you want to keep the formatting of all these worksheets consistent. So here is a quick tip to begin your work week.
- Just select all the different sheets (select one, then hold CTRL key and click on other sheet names).
- Now format any sheet and similar formatting will be applied to all selected sheets
- See this demo to understand:
The group & format technique is particularly useful when you,
- Want to apply same header / footer / print settings to multiple worksheets
- Want to write similar formulas in multiple worksheets (for eg. totals)
Do you use group sheets option?
I like to have consistent look & feel for all my worksheets. Especially if I am doing it for a client or for a product. So I find group sheets option pretty attractive and productive.
What about you? Do you use it? Share your tips & ideas with us.
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