```I'm a newbie who's got a five-column worksheet and about 900 rows, most of
the rows in an alternate fashion, i.e., light-gray, then dark-gray, etc.

Thanks!
AB

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10/4/2004 12:15:16 PM
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```Hi
see:
http://www.cpearson.com/excel/banding.htm

--
Regards
Frank Kabel
Frankfurt, Germany

Alex_Bachrach wrote:
> I'm a newbie who's got a five-column worksheet and about 900 rows,
> most of them already typed.  Grateful if someone could advise how to
> shade all of the rows in an alternate fashion, i.e., light-gray, then
> dark-gray, etc.
>
> Thanks!
> AB

```
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frank.kabel (11126)
10/4/2004 12:25:12 PM
```hi,
see this site
http://www.cpearson.com/excel/banding.htm

>-----Original Message-----
>I'm a newbie who's got a five-column worksheet and about
900 rows, most of
>the rows in an alternate fashion, i.e., light-gray, then
dark-gray, etc.
>
>Thanks!
>AB
>
>
>.
>
```
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anonymous (74717)
10/4/2004 12:35:25 PM
```You can use Conditional Formatting for that, using 2 conditions.  One
condition for odd numbered rows and another for even numbered rows...

1) Select the range of cells
2) Format > Conditional Formatting
3) Condition 1 > Formula Is, and enter the following formula:
=MOD(ROW(),2)=1
4) Choose your formatting for this condition
6) Condition 2 > Formula Is, and enter the following formula:
=MOD(ROW(),2)=0
7) Choose your formatting for this condition
8) Click "OK'

Hope this helps!

In article <uML3dvgqEHA.3324@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl>,
"Alex_Bachrach" <alex_bachrach(NOSPAM)@hotmail.com> wrote:

> I'm a newbie who's got a five-column worksheet and about 900 rows, most of
> the rows in an alternate fashion, i.e., light-gray, then dark-gray, etc.
>
> Thanks!
> AB
```
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domenic22 (716)
10/4/2004 12:36:03 PM
```Thanks Domenic- worked like a charm!

AB

"Domenic" <domenic22@sympatico.ca> wrote in message
news:domenic22-F252A7.08360304102004@msnews.microsoft.com...
> You can use Conditional Formatting for that, using 2 conditions.  One
> condition for odd numbered rows and another for even numbered rows...
>
> 1) Select the range of cells
> 2) Format > Conditional Formatting
> 3) Condition 1 > Formula Is, and enter the following formula:
> =MOD(ROW(),2)=1
> 4) Choose your formatting for this condition
> 6) Condition 2 > Formula Is, and enter the following formula:
> =MOD(ROW(),2)=0
> 7) Choose your formatting for this condition
> 8) Click "OK'
>
> Hope this helps!
>
> In article <uML3dvgqEHA.3324@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl>,
>  "Alex_Bachrach" <alex_bachrach(NOSPAM)@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I'm a newbie who's got a five-column worksheet and about 900 rows, most
of
of
> > the rows in an alternate fashion, i.e., light-gray, then dark-gray, etc.
> >
> > Thanks!
> > AB

```
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Alex_Bachrach
10/4/2004 1:38:53 PM

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