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Change Cell Properties

  

The Spreadsheet Name feature applies to the entire spreadsheet (see Change Spreadsheet Name for more information). The rest of the Properties dialog box applies to the selected cell(s).

  

Customize the format, name, or appearance of cells in a spreadsheet.

1. 

Select the cells you want to modify.

2. 

From the Spreadsheet menu, select Properties. The Spreadsheet Properties dialog opens.

3. 

Enter the changes to the cell properties. See the following section for a description of each property.

4. 

To view current changes, click Apply. To cancel any changes that have been made, click Cancel.

5. 

Click OK.

Cell Properties

Alignment

  

Place the contents of the cell either to the Left, to the Right, or in the Center of the cell.

Evaluation Method

  

Select an evaluation method.

  

Symbolic

  

This method gives an exact representation of the cell contents. For example,

  

Floating-Point

  

This method provides a decimal approximation for the contents of the cell. For example,

Precision

  

Specify two values to control the precision of floating-point numbers.

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During Calculation

  

This value specifies the number of significant digits Maple uses for intermediate results when calculating the floating-point numbers.

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Displayed Decimals

  

This value specifies the maximum number of decimal digits to display to the right of the floating point.

  

Use symbolic expressions as much as possible because they produce exact results. Simplify the final expression before selecting the Floating-Point evaluation check box in the Evaluation group box.

Cell Color

  

Specify the background color of any cell.

See Also

Change Spreadsheet Name, Enter Data in Cells, Evaluate Selection, Evaluate Spreadsheet


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