Excel: Change the Font Color
You can change your font color. To learn more about colors, click here. If you place a background color behind your data, make sure your font color is a color that can be easily seen. For example, if you have a black background, you might want to use white or another light font color. Excel has designated the first four columns of Theme colors for use as background and font colors; however, you are not restricted to those colors.
Change the Font Color
- Select the cells.
- Choose the Home tab.
- Click the down-arrow next to the Font Color button in the Font group. The color gallery appears.
- Click the color you want. Word changes the color of your font.
How do I change the font color back to the default color?
Select the data. Click the down-arrow next to the Font Color button. The Color gallery appears. Click Automatic. Excel changes the font color back to the default color.