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How to change an excel worksheet row color alternately

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Hi,

I there any way to change the an excel sheet row color alternately,
If there any format option that can be use to change the accordingly.

I want to change the whole sheet light grey and white alternately.

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Question by:alam747
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by:Ingeborg Hawighorst
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Hello,

what version of Excel? From 2007 onwards, you can use an Excel Table with Insert > Table, and then select a table style. Most of them have alternating row colors and you don't have to pre-format the whole sheet.

cheers, teylyn
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by:alam747
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Thanks to both of you, if there any way to avoid the combo box. I do not want the combo box on the header cells.
If there any way to avoid it ?
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Hello,

I assume with "Combo Box" you refer to the drop-down tools for sorting and filtering a list. You can turn these off in the Data ribbon. Select any cell in the table, then click Data > Filter

cheers, teylyn
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Thanks a lot for your help
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