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Manage Excel Styles

As an administrator, you can customize all the formatting features in Excel to match your company visual identity.

The formatting features behavior is governed by the active UpSlide style (see picture below to see how to switch between styles). In this post, you will learn how to create, edit or delete UpSlide styles and by doing so how to customize these features:

  • Smart Format
  • Custom styles (police, size, color, background, space, etc.)
  • Smart Print
  • Number formats, Custom borders, etc...

To display the list of available styles, click the styles drop-down and click Edit style library.

 

You can easily add a new style or delete an existing one with the Add and Delete buttons. When you add a new style, it will use the default UpSlide formatting.

 

Edit styles

To each UpSlide styles corresponds a template Excel file describing in detail the behavior of all the formatting features when this style is active. As an administrator, you will have to edit these files.

First, start by retrieving a copy of the template file. To do so, select the style you want to edit and click Get Template. You will save a copy of the customization file which you can later re-import using the Set Template button. 

After saving the file, it automatically opens and you can start changing the behavior of each formatting button (one sheet per UpSlide feature).

For instance, in the Line Styles tab, you can:

  • Click the Add Style button to add a line style
  • Click the Remove Style button to remove a line style
  • Directly edit the cells to change the formatting used by the line style

When you later re import the template file, the Custom style button will reflect the changes you made to this worksheet.

The behavior of all the remaining sheets is straightforward.

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