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I have an excel sheet where each cell in the range A1:D20 is filled with one of 3 colors (Red, Green, Blue).

Without resorting to VB, is it possible to use some Excel formulae to convert all the cells to a plain white background, with contents being 1,2 or 3 depending on what the original background color was? (ie, Red, Green or Blue)

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Easily done with Vba, impossible with Formulas.

Can be done with Find, Replace one color at a time, by setting Find Format and Replace Foramt and value

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