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I have viewed the answer for a similar question. If I have several rules for a particular row, (e.g. if cell A2 is 1 then the row is red, if 2 then row is blue, if 3 then row is green, etc...). Having 40 rows and 5 coloring rules, I will have to create 200 rules that is not efficient in my view.

Can I use one rule for all 40 rows, rather than 5 rules for a row?

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Sure. Apply the rule to all 40 rows and use a formula like this for each rule:


That should only require five rules.

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