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It is not unusual for Excel to be used for common data in a business environment. For instance, it may be used for weekly reports or something similar, where similar data is presented in the same format time after time.
A problem may arise, however, when the data is generated by someone else, but you are charged with formatting it for final presentation. If you find yourself in this situation, you may be doing the same formatting chores over and over again each week.
To solve this situation and apply formatting very quickly to your new (but unformatted) data, follow these steps:
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