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Re: Formatting in XLS(X) files

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  • From: "andre.robin3" <andre.robin3 at>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2011 07:10:50 -0400 (EDT)
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"Josselin Noirel" <commercialat at> a écrit dans le message de 
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> On 2011-10-12 07:46:37 +0000, Josselin Noirel said:
>> I'm wondering if there's any way an XLS or XLSX file one exports can
>> get some nice formatting: bold face and/or background colour for some
>> of the cells?  I'm compiling some results for collaborators and beyond
>> the numerical values, I'd like trends to be easily spotted by them.
> Thanks everyone for answering (and sorry for the very late reply).  Not
> so easy then, I got really frustrated with Excel about it.
> NETLink could be the way forward, however I suspect that it won't work
> on a MacBook.
> Excel 2011 for Mac seems to have Visual Basic.
> Either VBA on Excel 2011: 1. I need to get Excel 2011, 2. I need to
> learn VBA (again) and its functions for formatting
> I learn NETLink and run the Mathematica code on a Windows machine.
> NETLink looks like a better option.  I'll look in to that.  Thanks again!
> Joss

I don't understand very well the meaning of theses sentences.
May be it is important to mention that I have used Excel 2000 on Windows XP.

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