#### Track changes to cell formats

Is there any way (or workaround) to track changes made to
cell formats, such as number of decimals displayed,
bolding, etc.  I really need to know which formats have
been changed.

Trish

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anonymous (74722)
3/3/2004 12:06:45 AM
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I think I'd use another worksheet that was formatted exactly the way I wanted
it.  (maybe hide that sheet).

Then I could compare that base sheet's format with the other sheet's current
format.

Trish wrote:
>
> Is there any way (or workaround) to track changes made to
> cell formats, such as number of decimals displayed,
> bolding, etc.  I really need to know which formats have
> been changed.
>
>
> Trish

--

Dave Peterson
ec35720@msn.com

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ec35720 (10082)
3/3/2004 2:04:45 AM
In fact, you could use a program by Myrna Larson and and Bill Manville.

http://www.cpearson.com/excel/whatsnew.htm
look for compare.xla

I believe that there's an option for comparing cell formats--along with
values/formulas.

Trish wrote:
>
> Is there any way (or workaround) to track changes made to
> cell formats, such as number of decimals displayed,
> bolding, etc.  I really need to know which formats have
> been changed.
>
>
> Trish

--

Dave Peterson
ec35720@msn.com

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ec35720 (10082)
3/3/2004 2:07:11 AM

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