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I'm having trouble with conditional formatting- so would really appreciate some guidance!
I want to format the numbers in column B, relative to the values in column A.
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How do I Change cell color in Excel 2010 for upcoming or past dates based on 90 days from today. I would be great if I could use 2 color scale but one color will be fine.

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I have a spreadsheet with columns A-K and rows 1-56. If any value in D3 through J3 goes below 0, I want the entire row (A through K ) to have a special format. I've gotten close in Excel 2010 by using ...

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I have a spreadsheet in which there are many duplicates (intentionally), and I would like to highlight the duplicates but not the first instance of a cell. Below is an example row:
A A A A A B B B C ...

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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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Cell displays a conditional format arrow Icon set which is on far left side of cell. The number in that cell is right aligned and I want to bring the arrow directly next to the number. I want the ...

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I have a column that contains the data and a set of rules for the conditional format of the cells.
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I ...

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My problem is most likely a completely trivial one, but at the moment I'm completely out of ideas.
I want to color all cells in a certain working area depending on what single digit number they ...

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Currently ...

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I have two columns of data, one which contains a large number of values (column a), while the other contains a smaller amount of values(column e). I was wondering if anyone knew how to search for and ...

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### Excel IF Condition

In Excel, how would I perform the following using the IF condition?
If cell is empty then set the background color to red.
If cell has a value then set the background color to green.

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I have a spreadsheet in OpenOffice V3.3.0 (used in Windows 7 32 bit). One column contains dates (in the format: 14 August 2011 ) and I want to use conditional formatting on those cells depending on ...

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I have an Excel table like the following:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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3 3 3 3 3 1 1 1
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### Adding conditional formatting to the status line in GNU screen

In GNU screen in the status it is possible to put conditional things, such as
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%F is the test; if true it turns on bold red formatting %{+b r}, whereas if false it turns on ...

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### Conditional Formatting in Excel

I have a worksheet with a series of rows A1 - H1 etc and a drop down list which lives in H1, I would really like to change the cell styles of all the cells between A1 - H1 based on the value in H1.
...

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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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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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I'm creating a spreadsheet for project planning and have a column that lists estimated effort as follows:
Unknown
Very High
High
Medium
Low
Very Low
None
I like the visual cues provided by ...

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I'm able to do data bar conditional formatting in Excel 2010, but I can't figure out how to switch the bar axis to make it vertical. Is there any way around this? Can I simulate a vertical histogram ...

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### Excel conditionally format a row based on a cell

I have a table something like this:
text1A | text2A | value1A | text3A | value2A
text1B | text2B | value1B | text3B | value2B
text1C | text2C | value1C | text3C | value2C
If the value in column 3 ...

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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;
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In my example below, this is a season long NFL contest of picking ...

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I have created an excel spreadsheet where in each cell there is a formula which gives a value with two decimals. I need to use the conditional formatting to highlight the cells in which the second ...

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### Conditional format cells, based on their text value in Libre Office

This is driving me crazy. I try to set up the simplest conditional rule, but it will not work: format cells based on their text value.
The sense is to colorize a separator line. Until now I had ...

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374 views

### How to apply conditional formatting only to cells that contain a subtotal formula

I have a list of values, I have to alternate color of each row (that works fine).
In that list I also have subtotals, calculated using the SUBTOTAL function.
How would I be able to give just the ...

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I have a cell A2 that shows the value 001. I want to concatenate that value of 001 to a string to show REQ-001. The cell that I want to show this string I have =CONCATENATE("REQ-",A3). But the ...

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My Question: Is there any easy way I could search all conditional formatting that has formula with specific text?
I ...

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### Excel conditional formatting when part of validation list

I'm trying to use conditional formatting on a cell that is populated via a validation list. It will not format. I try the exact same formatting on another cell which is not populated from a drop ...

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### Excel: Detect #N/A (German: #NV) for conditional formatting

I have a huge Excel sheet where I regularly import mass data into. This data is input to calculations per row. Sometimes, the imported data results in a #NV error in the calculated data.
I would ...

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### EXCEL: How to conditional format a thick bottom border to an entire row based on one column value? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate:
Excel conditional formatting to highlight entire row if one date is not equal to another date in that row
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1 AA 12 13 4 7
1 A ...

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### how to get text instead of TRUE:FALSE in excel

suppose I have a formula in cell C3:=AND(A1=B1)
it will give TRUE:FALSE
but i need Yes:No instead
so how do I format the cell C3 to get so?
Thanks!
Regards,

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### How to create a conditional format in excel 2007 from another cell

I have a sheet with 4 fields spanning A3:D3
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I know this has been asked before, but I must be missing something. I want to put a border above all rows that contain "Monday".
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I thought it might be because ...

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### Color scale for text values in Excel

I would like to apply color scale on text values. But unfortunately, it works only on numbers!
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This image explains the ...

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Is there any way to customize how Excel highlights cells on Track Changes? My customer requested us to "highlight anything you've changed by changing text color to red," and I'd like to implement this....

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Is it possible to autoformat spreadsheet like this
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I use OO Calc, but it's ok if you know how to do it in MS Excel or Google spreadsheet

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Can someone please tell me how to highlight multiple cells in a row based on some values in any one of a given number of cells?
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Possible Duplicate:
What's the best way to completely remove everything from a computer, without re-installing?
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I need to create a conditional formatting rule that will apply some color if the cell to the left has a value greater than 500, however it is not accepting my formula:
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Can ...

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I need cells in Excel to be highlighted if they contain 2017 in the date. For instance there is a column that has just dates. Some dates are for 2017. I need to input those dates at a later time.
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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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### Alternate Row Colors of Duplicate Data in Excel

I am working with a dataset in Excel that contains duplicate values and non-duplicate values that are numbers. I would like each duplicate value group to have alternating shades via Conditional ...

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### Excel conditional formatting if value is between or equal to values

I have been trying to use conditional formatting to create a Gantt chart. So far I have not been very successful. Here is a screenshot of part of the chart:
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I ...

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### Conditionnal Formatting with Dynamic Custom Formatted Date

My problem is that I want to color in red a list Custom Formatted Dates when the date is overdue.
For instance, I got two actions:
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I have some data from different sources that I'm trying to line up to get a good handle on which fields they have in common and which they don't. To make it easier to see rows, I set up a conditional ...

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I want to apply conditional formatting to change the background color of alternating rows on a spread sheet. The rows will alternate between two colors (yellow and green).
The only problem is, that ...

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### conditional formatting of entire row from a cell's value in that particular row in Excel 2007

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 ...

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I want to highlight any blank input cell in a row if the row is labeled as completed in column B. There are several columns with information being entered in them and I would like to use this as a ...

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I have a spread sheet and I want the colour of the cell to change to red when the date entered is two weeks (or more) ago as this will immediately show me when work is overdue so I can chase it up.
...

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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
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