IN THIS CHAPTER:
Calc makes it easy to make even simple spreadsheets look professional. AutoFormat quickly formats your sheets within the boundaries you select. If you want to format your spreadsheet by hand, the formatting commands you learn in this chapter will enable you to pinpoint important data and highlight that data. Others can then look at your spreadsheets and easily find your highlighted information.
AutoFormat The process that Calc uses to format spreadsheets from a collection of predetermined styles.
During this chapter, you'll learn how to change the appearance of your spreadsheets so they look as good as possible. First you'll learn how to freeze row and column headers to improve a large spreadsheet's readability. Then you'll move on to learn how to select from a list of AutoFormats styles, how to format selected cells and ranges, and how to leverage your spreadsheet designs so you can reuse them again with little trouble.