Preparing a Workbook for Internationalization and Accessibility

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Preparing a Workbook for Internationalization and Accessibility

Preparing a Workbook for Internationalization and Accessibility

You may need your workbook to be able to be available to an international audience or an audience of disabled users, and if so you may need to make certain adaptations to it.

Display Data in Multiple International Formats

To display data in multiple international formats:

  1. From the HOME tab, select Format in the Cells group, and then select Format Cells. Format Cells Command
  2. Select Date or Time from the Category list. Category List
  3. From the Locale drop-down list, select a location and click OK. Locale Drop-Down List

Modify Worksheets for Use with Accessibility Tools

To check and modify worksheets for accessibility:

  1. Select the FILE menu tab, and from the Info section, select Check for Issues.
  2. From the drop-down list, select Check Accessibility. Drop-Down List
  3. The Accessibility Checker pane will launch, with any issues listed. Accessibility Checker Pane
  4. To correct an issue, select it and view information about how to fix it. Correct Issue

Use International Symbols

To use international symbols in a workbook:

  1. From the HOME tab, select Format in the Cells group, and then select Format Cells. Format Cells
  2. On the Number tab, select Currency. Number Tab
  3. From the Symbol drop-down list, select a unit of currency and click OK. Symbol Drop-Down List

Manage Multiple Options for +Body and +Heading Fonts

To manage multiple options for +Body and +Heading fonts:

  1. Select the HOME tab of the Ribbon.
  2. In the Styles group, select Cell Styles. Styles Group
  3. From the drop-down list, select a body or heading option. Drop-Down List
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