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Microsoft Excel Tips: How to Personalize your Table

When you use Excel the table can look really boring and plain; however in the newer versions (2007 and

Microsoft Excel 2007 Cell Styles Menu

2010) you are able to customize your tables by using different font styles and colours as well. There are also different shades of colour and sizes of text you can use. To change you table here’s how to do it:


  1. Click on the Cell Styles link on the toolbar
  2. This will give you a list of all the different styles that are available to you when making your table
  3. Click on the cell you want to personalize and then choose the style you want.



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Microsoft Publisher Tips: Changing Picture Brightness


In Microsoft Publisher if you want to change the brightness and the shade on any of your images look for the Icon on the toolbar.


  1. Click the Sun and Upward-pointed arrow icon from the toolbar to make it brighter
  2. Click the Sun and Downward-pointed arrow icon from the toolbar to make it darker.
  3. If you want to increase the image contrast, click on the icon with two half circles – one white and one black.
  4. You can decrease the contrast by clicking the image of two gray half circles.

Microsoft Publisher Toolbar


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