Thursday, January 23, 2014

Excel Zebra Stripes


Zebra Stripes’ is basically coloring your table’s each alternate row, this will increase the readability of the table.

Let’s see how to achieve this in step by step mode.

1. Select the entire table.
2. Goto Format – Conditional formatting
3. Select ‘Formula Is’ ption in 1st Dropdown
4. Enter Formula =Mod(Row(),2)=0
5. Select the color you want to fill every alternate row and click ok

The table you selected will get filled with White and other color you selected,
If you want it to be filled with other color than white You can also use following additional conditioning.

6. Goto Format – Conditional formatting
7. Select ‘Formula Is’ ption in 1st Dropdown
8. Enter Formula =Mod(Row(),2)=1
9. Select the color you want to fill every alternate row instead of white and click ok

You can use this same way for columns as well with Formula Column() instead of Row() above.