# Create a Five Star Rating System

This post will guide you how to** create a five star rating system** in your current worksheet in excel. How do I change the five points system to five star rating in excel. How to use the conditional formatting function to create a five star rating system in excel.

**Create a Five Star Rating System**

The five star rating system is a very useful way of visualizing rating like you see on Amazon site.

For example, you have a list of data in your current worksheet and it contains rating values in each cell in rating column, and you want to create a five star rating system in your worksheet, just do the following steps:

**#1** select the range of cells (C1:G1) and merging it as one cell, then type “**Star Rating**” text in this cell.

**#2** type the numbers from 1 to 5 into each cells of range H1:L1

**#3** type the following formula into the formula box of Cell C2, then drag the Auto Fill Handle over other cells (C2:G3) to apply this formula.

=IF($B2>=H$1,1,IF(INT($B2)=H$1-1,MOD($B2,1),0))

**#4** select the range of star rating (C2:G3), go to HOME tab, click **Conditional Formatting** command under **Styles** group, then select **New Rule** from the drop down list. The New Formatting Rule dialog will appear.

**#5** click **Format all cells based on their values** from **Select a Rule Type **list. Choose **Icon Sets** from the **Format Style**, select **3 stars** icon from **Icon Style**. Check **Show Icon Only **box. Then set a full star is shown if the value is greater than or equal to 1, and a half star if the value is greater than or equal to 0.5.

**#6** let’s see the result.

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