The grid format of a spreadsheet makes it easy to make a calendar in Excel. Unlike a store-bought calendar, your spreadsheet-based calendar is easy to customize and keep up to date.
Roll Your Own: Make A Calendar In Excel
Since a calendar is just an array of boxes, making one in Excel is pretty straightforward. The following steps will show you how to make your own calendar:
Once you've created you calendar, you can format it to meet your needs. Cells can be formatted by selecting the cell and clicking Format, Cells in the menu. The cell formatting dialog box will allow you to make many changes to the cell, including font, color, borders and alignment.
The Easy Way Out
If the idea of creating your own calendar isn't appealing, you can use a Microsoft Excel template to simplify the process. The Microsoft Office Web site has many downloadable calendar templates and you can find many third-party templates with a quick search of the Web.
Spreadsheet software, a useful tool for financial and other types of calculations, is offered by a number of different software manufacturers, both as a part of application "suites" and as stand-alone programs.