Excel: Organize Your Worksheet Tabs with Color

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Problem: I have a lot of tabs in a workbook. Can I highlight the frequently used tabs in red?

Strategy: You can right-click a tab and choose Tab Color to assign a color to a worksheet tab.

  1. Add color to the worksheet tabs.

    Gotcha: You can see the tab colors of all but the active sheet. The active sheet appears with a mostly white tab and only a tiny swatch of color.

    Additional Details: If you choose Theme Colors for your worksheet tabs, the tab colors will change if you choose a new theme.


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