How to set conditional formatting for data visualization in excel

February 25, 2022
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Welcome to WPS Official Academy to check the contents of how to set conditional formatting to visualize data in WPS Spreadsheet. In the previous tutorial, we have known how to turn a plain table into a powerful chart. Today, we will head to another magic tool.

· Apply Conditional formatting to achieve data visualization


As the name suggests, Conditional Formatting allows you to set specific conditions to format cells.

For YouTubers, the click for their video sometimes fails to quantify the popularity. How about the Like to view ratios?  Click here to know more about setting conditional formatting to Like to view ratio.

The rule in the previous YouTubers case is to format all cells based on their values, but Conditional Formatting can do more than that.

We can use formulas to set the conditional formatting and judge whether a project is finished or not. Click here to see how to use a formula to determine which cells to format.

· Apply Conditional formatting to highlight data to achieve visualization


The Conditional Formatting function can format the cells fulfilling specific conditions. With this function, we can easily compare employees' performance in companies.

Click here to see how Conditional Formatting can filter the top performers for us.

Sometimes, companies also need to tackle the problem of underperformance. For example,when facing a sales performance table, we may want to give warnings to under-performers with sales less than $700. What can we do?

Click here to see how to give employees a wake-up call with Conditional formatting.

With these tutorials,Conditional Formatting will no longer be a stranger to you. If you are interested in other powerful charts, stay tuned for more useful tutorials!

· What is data visualization in WPS Spreadsheet


According to Wikipedia, Data visualization is an interdisciplinary field that deals with the graphic representation of data. It is a particularly efficient way of communicating when the data is numerous as for example a time series.

In WPS Spreadsheet, you can turn the mundane data into magic charts and set conditions to format your data to achieve visualization.

Conditional Formattingin WPS Spreadsheet is one of the featured and mostly used functions. It is a helpful tool for data visualization by highlighting data with given conditions. Many users don't know much about how to visualize data. In WPS Academy you can learn both how to create charts and set conditional formatting with easy steps!