Coloring Subtotal Levels in Different Colors in Microsoft Excel

In this article, we will learn how to add subtotals to primary and secondary fields in Microsoft Excel.

Subtotal: – This option is used to calculate rows of related data quickly by inserting subtotals and totals.
 
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Let’s take an example and understand how we can add data to primary secondary fields.

Example 1: We have data in range A1:E19. Column A contains region, column B contains City, column C contains Product, column D contains Total Revenue, and Column E contains Net Revenue. We have inserted the subtotal as primary and secondary field
 
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We want to color two subtotal levels in different colors.

To color each level in a different color by coloring visible cells, follow below given steps:-

  • Add Subtotals with two totaling levels.
  • Click Level 3 of the Subtotal levels.
  • Press the key Ctrl+Shift+* on your keyboard.

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  • The data will get selected.
  • To select the visible cells only, press the key Ctrl+G on your keyboard, ‘Go To’ dialog box will appear, then click on select button, click on Visible cells only.

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  • Go to Home tab, Select a color from the Fill Color icon from the group of Font.

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  • Click Level 2 of the Subtotal levels.
  • Press the key Ctrl+Shift+* on your keyboard.
  • To select the visible cells only, press the key Ctrl+G on your keyboard, and ‘Go To’ dialog box will appear, then click on select button, and click on Visible cells only.

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  • Go to Home tab. Select a color from the Fill Color icon from the group of Font.

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  • Click on level 4.

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This is the way we can color two subtotal levels in different colors in Microsoft Excel.

 

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