Spreadsheet feature that allows automatically adding color, text styles, etc. to certain cells or ranges of cells based on the data workbook

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Selective conditional formatting when midnight is time in the cell

I have created a sheet where the first column is an hourly timeline starting with a user entered time and date. The user inputs the time and date in cell F4. Subsequently the timeline starts in cell ...
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Conditional formatting from a clock on Excel 2010

I was wondering if anyone can help me with my spreadsheet. I have set up a macro in cell L1 to run a clock the programming is as follows: Dim running As Boolean Sub clock() running = Not (running)...
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Excel nested IFs

I'm trying to combine several IF formulas with an IF(AND formula but struggling. I can manage Nested Ifs or an IF(AND formula but can't seem to combine them. I want to say if L2 equals 1,3 or 4 then ...
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Fill a date-filled cell red if older than 30 days and no date paid entered in another cell

I have two cells in Excel that are for dates (date billed and date paid). I need the date billed cell (say A1) to fill red if it contains a date and that date is older than 30 days and nothing has ...
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How to make a formula in one cell only run when another cell has a content

Hi I am using 2013 excel and have a formula in W269: =product(u269,v269)+50 However I need this formula to run only when T269 contains a value (text not a number). Here's some more details in case ...
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Conditional formatting of PowerPoint-table

Related to this question, I wonder if there is any way to apply conditional formatting to a table in PowerPoint, without importing an Excel-table. E.g. to change the background colour of a cell in the ...
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Conditional formatting to highlight differences between 2 pivot tables in Excel

I have an Excel issue I hope somebody may be able to help me with please? I have 2 pivot tables that both contain the following fields: 'Provider ID' in the Rows area, 'Month' in the Columns area ...
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EXCEL: How can I use a custom function created in VB as formula for conditional formatting?

I created a VB script to validate a personal document from my country (just like the Social Security number in USA). It is BOOLEAN, receives the number as param and returns only TRUE or FALSE if it's ...
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Excel Conditional formatting if in list

I have a list of values J1:J100 and another list of values E1:E75 If a cell in column J matches a cell in column E, I would like this cell to be highlighted. Any ideas what formula to enter into ...
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Duplicate and Unique formatting in same column?

Is it possible to apply both a duplicate and a unique format to a column? I know that a value can only be one, but what if I'm applying the unique rule to say, Col 1 and Col 2 (checking for values ...
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Conditional formatting of pivot table cells based on value of a separate field

I have a pivot table which has, for the purpose of this question, "document-ID" as a row label, "person" as a column label and "date signed" as value field. Is it possible to give each cell containing ...
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Excel Conditional Formatting for Date colums

I have 2 columns with dates and I want to apply conditional formatting to all values where the date in one column is bigger than the date in the other column. So, when the dates in "Actual End ...
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Condtional formatting

I have a question on how do you write a formula in a conditional formating if it sees the text funded in colume h I want to highlight column a the loan number when it sees the world funded only for ...
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Define conditional formatting formula in Exel outside of conditional formatting formula bar

It is possible to use a formula to determine which cells to format. I don't think the formula bar of the CF menu is very user friendly for editing formulae. My current solution is to write / edit ...
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How to compare values and apply formatting when one cell is a formula?

I need to apply conditional formatting in one cell based on its comparison against another cell that is of a different format. For example; Column A contains cells with formula. Column B contains ...
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Conditional formatting on blank cells in non-blank rows

I'm looking for how to apply conditional formatting to blank cells - but ONLY if the row they are in is not completely blank. For example, I'm making a project tracking sheet, and I want incomplete ...
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data bars conditional formatting in Excel

I need to format cells in a column with data bars of two different colors, depending on cell values in previous column. For example: if the value in the cell on the left is greater than zero, then ...
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Color-based text in Excel cell

Looked through available options, but failed to find the one in a format I would understand steps. Working with Excel. Need to have cell changing color based on specific wordS (not one). For example ...
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Conditional format a single letter without other cells containing the same letter

I need to conditional format my spreadsheet so that all the Nos ( N ) and all the Yes' ( Y ) are formatted without other cells containing the letter n or y also being highlighted. I would like to ...
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Conditional formatting icon sets of one row applied to other rows, icon sets

I have a question on how to apply conditional formatting icon sets of one row to other rows without using format painter? The issue is that I have over 100k rows. For example, the data is compared ...
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How to use conditional formatting to search a specific value in a range in ms excel?

I have values in the range K5:K333. I want the value in cell S5 be searched in the range and the corresponding cells of the range being formatted. I am using conditional formatting's "use a formula ...
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Highlight rows that don't match other sheet

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I have two spreadsheets that I need to compare in a few different ways. Here is the scenario: **Sheet 1** Column O=Claim Number; Column P=Reserve Indemnity; ...
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Highlight row if ID is found on other sheet

I have one Excel file that contains 2 worksheets. Worksheet 1 columns: computernames Username E-Mail comp1 username mail@mail.de comp2 username2 mail2@mail.de Worksheet 2 columns: ...
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Outlook “conditional formatting” for meetings without other attendees

I'm trying to get meetings with other attendees (other than myself) to show up in a special color. My "own" meetings (without other attendees) are mostly just reminders, which I can easily move, but ...
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Highlight duplicates only if the header is the same

I'm attempting to use Conditional Formatting to highlight a duplicate entry if and only if the Header to both columns are the same. In my example below, this is a season long NFL contest of picking ...
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Outlook Query to highlight messages that mention me?

In essence, I want to do some conditional formatting on messages that mention me. Below are 3 sample Messages (Bodies). The first two should be purple, the last one should not be purple because I ...
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Highlight Cells with Red Text

I have a column of text in which some characters (not cells) are in red font. Is there any way to highlight the cells which contain red characters via conditional formatting? VBA solutions would be ...
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Excel conditional formatting rows to highlight weeks in different colours

I am trying to automatically format the rows of my worksheet based on the date in the A column. I am using the following to highlight the weekends. =WEEKDAY($A6,2)<5 This works however I also ...
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Conditional formatting with multiple conditions

I have to set a simple formatting in excel: colour cells if the value is = to another cell. The question is that I would like to colour the cells if the value equal to A1 or B1 or B3 Is it possible ...
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Prevent Outlook calendar conditional formating happening on iCal feed

I've got two calendars in Outlook 2010: My own calendar (which comes from the company exchange server) My personal calendar (which comes from Google in the form of an iCal feed) If I apply ...
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Copy Conditional Formatting 3-Color Scheme to another tab

I have one sheet, Tab 1, with a 38x12 grid of values ranging from -30 to +30. I applied the traditional 3-color scheme conditional formatting to the data, which shows all shades of the spectrum ...
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Microsoft Excel 2013 - Auto-generating a page with parent formating

I have a multi-line activity log which is created using merged cells and colored borders, and often times the activity log follows on to a new, un-formatted page. Is there a way to have excel create ...
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How do I get the cells with no dates to have no color until the date is entered? All of the unused cells are red

=DATEDIF(F2,TODAY(),"m")<=47 THE CELL TURNS NO COLOR =DATEDIF(F2,TODAY(),"m")>57 THE CELL TURNS RED =DATEDIF(F2,TODAY(),"m")>54 THE CELL TURNS PINK WITH RED WRITING =DATEDIF(F2,TODAY(),"...
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In Mac Excel 2011, how to format cell as percentage or currency based on content of another cell?

As far as I can tell, the Conditional Formatting feature doesn't support percentages. You can format styles (color, font, etc.), but not the actual content presentation itself. I have two columns, ...
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Excel formula related to conditional formatting

Column A has 10 numbers expressed as percentages and is conditionally formatted to highlight the top 40%. I want column B to show a "1" next to the corresponding highlighted top 40% of numbers in ...
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Excel 2007 Conditional Formatting On Formula Not Updating When Cell Updates

I have set the following conditional formatting rules: =$B97=1 Set Format (Custom) ">" @ On cell =$D97 =$B97=2 Set Format (Custom) "> >" @ On cell =$D97 =$B97=3 ...
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IF statement with multiple criteria and multiple possible results

I have a spreadsheet and I need a formula to give me one of three possible results (good, neutral, bad) based on data from two cells. MTD and YTD on budget would be good, MTD on budget & YTD below ...
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Conditional Formatting in Excel via a different worksheet

I've been trying to figure out how to make a cell bold and color red based on conditions entirely in a different worksheet. For example, I'd like Sheet1!A1 to be bold and red when Sheet2!A1 = Sheet2!$...
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How do I highlight the max values across every column in a pivot table?

Looking for a way to use conditional formatting to highlight the max value in every column of a pivot table.
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Is it possible to have an Excel formula dependent on value input?

Is it possible to have Cell G24 recognize the number in D24, and do its math depending on the size of the number, using the in Cells B37 through B42? I have a basic spreadsheet for cataloging sales ...
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How do I superimpose a conditional formated heatmap based on one set of values over a different set of values in Excel 2013

I would like one cell to be formatted with a gradient color based on the value in another cell. For example, I would like cells A1 and A2 to be highlighted based on the values in B1 and B2. If I ...
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Lock color scale (convert to fixed)

I have used conditional formatting to apply a color scale to a range of values. Now I would like to permanently freeze those colors. I have poked around a bit, and can't find event the beginning of ...
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Conditional formatting in Excel 2010 - Highlight a whole row in which a cell value falls between a specific day range

I need the whole row highlighted in yellow if the value entered in a cell (in Column C) falls between the 6th and 19th of any month or year, or in blue if it's between the 20th and the 5th. Thank you ...
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Excel - Conditional formatting retention through data validation in another sheet

I have applied conditional formatting in an Excel sheet (Sheet2) to change the font color in column A if the result in the adjacent cell in column B is "No." I then used this conditionally formatted ...
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Use Conditional Formatting on a Cell Based on matching a value in a range

I want to change the cell background of a cell (M16) if the number in it matches one of the numbers in a table of random numbers (M3:Q12) Table of numbers - M3:Q12 Cell I want to format is M16. ...
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How to get Excel conditional formating to recognize boolean operations

I have constructed a spreadsheet to color code incoming scientific data based on different levels of criteria. My problem is with data coming in as 'less than'. For example, if the data shows ...
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Conditional formatting to mark rows depending on contents

I have an excel sheet that for the forseeable future will remain as a Work In Progress regarding a project. To easily be able to keep track of rows that need some work I would like to create a macro ...
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A Conditional Format to change the background color but keep the Date format

I have and OpenOffice Calc document that has a "table" with Text, Numeric and Date columns. I have a conditional format making every odd row have a different background color so it will be easier to ...
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Conditional formatting based on specific cells

Is it possible to set conditional formatting based on a value written in a specific cell? I would like to colour the rows of saturday and sunday and not colour the working days. The condition is ...
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Align rows from different columns (which contain some cells that have identical values) using simple formula in Excel

I have 2 tables in Excel and I am trying (via Excel formula) to match/align some rows (ones that contain identical letters for the sake of the example included below). Btw, I don't mind aligning Table ...