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How to clear conditional formatting rules? | Excel 2007

First select the cells or just one cell depending on whether there’s a specific area you wish to clear from rules or you wish for the whole sheet to be free from formatting rules. Next go under Home tab into Styles section and click on the first button from the row called “Conditional Formatting”. From the down-appearing menu click on “Clear Rules” and “Clear Rules from Selected Cells” or “Clear Rules from Entire Sheet” depending on your preference.  

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How to fill cells with similar information with a quick function? | Excel 2007

Let’s say you have some cells in one column filled with numbers and other cells in the same column are empty. What we want to do now is enter zeros into the cells that are empty. Select the area you want to be filled. Go to the Home tab under Editing section and choose Find & Select. From the drop-down menu choose “Replace …” Into the “Find what” do not enter anything and into “Replace with” enter a zero. Now press the “Replace All” button.

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How to see top values within my list? | Excel 2007

First select your cells and go under Home tab into Styles section. Choose the first button from the row called “Conditional Formatting”. From there choose “Top/Bottom Rules” and “Top 10 Items …” In the menu you can choose the number of top values shown. By default the number is 10. From the right sided drop-down menu select the style you wish to apply. Notice that some only apply to text or background whilst others format both of those. If you are satisfied, click on “OK”. 

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How to see below average numbers within the list? | Excel 2007

First select your cells and go under Home tab into Styles section. Choose the first button from the row called “Conditional Formatting”. From there choose “Top/Bottom Rules” and “Below Average …” From the appearing menu select the style you wish to apply. Notice that some only apply to text or background whilst others format both of those. If you are satisfied, click on “OK”. 

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