How to Return the Background Color Code From Excel Cell

Let’s assume the following situation: You have received an Excel file and someone has highlighted different cells. Now you want to read out the different background color codes in order to convert the file into a proper Excel data table. Unfortunately, there is no direct built-in way to solve this. So, let’s see how to… Continue reading How to Return the Background Color Code From Excel Cell

Return Number Format Codes in Excel – 4 Ways to Get the Formatting Code from a Cell

Return Number Format Codes in Excel

Excel is a great software. It’s easy to use (at least the basic functions…) and very flexible. Unfortunately, coming with the flexibility, users tend to misuse the options and disobey certain basic rules. One thing I’ve seen multiple times is to transport important information in the formatting of a cell. It might be the background… Continue reading Return Number Format Codes in Excel – 4 Ways to Get the Formatting Code from a Cell

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