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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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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 - Highlight An Entire Row by Comparing Two Cells of a Column

I've dug through the questions on this site and they address both problems I have, but separately. I've been trying to combine the solutions for a couple hours with no success.
Basically, I would ...

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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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### Excel 2010 Conditional Formatting for a range based on “Less Than” and “OR”

How do I use conditional formatting on a range of values such that every third cell should be filled with a particular color if the value entered in that cell is lower than values in any of the three ...

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### Excel: How to format each group of data separately

Is it possible to automatically color each row of data, so that the beginning and end of each day is more visible? Do you think I can do that with conditional formatting? Something like the following ...

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### Setting background colour of cells based on their string length

Suppose I have this column of data
Canada
Chile
China
...
How do I set the background colour of each cell if the length of the string in it is greater than say 5? ('Canada' cell would be ...

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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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### 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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### Adding a date to a formula in excel [closed]

=$M2="COMPLETED"
I am using this formula to shade a row when COMPLETED is written in column M, but I would prefer the 'date' or 'COMPLETED and the date' but can't seem to work out how to do this.
...

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### Combining the ISBLANK and Date function

I have been searching through forums and can not figure out how to succesfully combine the two functions ISBLANK and a date function.
What I need to do is use this formula in google sheets for ...

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### Insert spaces in excel number sequences

I am trying to format cells so when I type in phone numbers it automatically formats them as follows: -
Landline Nos e.g. 02012345678 to appear as 020 1234 5678
Mobile Nos e.g. 07123456789 to appear ...

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### Excel function determine if a cell is visible

In conditional formatting I want to detect if the row above the current cell is hidden or visible. How can I detect if a cell is visible or not?
The only hack I can think of is:
Create a column ...

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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!
I’m doing this to easily identify the repeated values sorted by other column.
This image explains the ...

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665 views

### Conditional Formatting Cells with Different Values for Rows with the Same Value in Specific Column

I need to conditionally format cells with different values between the same columns, if their value for a specific column is the same.
Scenario
My spreadsheet is a contacts database, where each row ...

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### Excel Conditional Formatting: 3 color scale scoring fuzzy matched data for Windows [duplicate]

This question is posted as a spinoff from here - the post cited is about Mac where as this is about Windows:
Conditional Formatting: 3 color scale showing text relevance in Excel for Mac
Is ...

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### How can conditional formatting be used for duplicate cells on different sheets?

I have set up multiple tabs on excel 2013, I have created a conditional format to highlight box red when duplicate information is entered. However I would like this also to happen on the different ...

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### Conditional formatting in Excel 2013

Hi I want use conditional formatting. On this values:
everything works, but when i change values (mid and max values are similiar) to:
conditional Formatting do not works. What I do bad?

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### Conditional formatting to highlight the whole row if a cell is left blank

Could anyone tell me please how to highlight a row if the first cell in that row is missing a value?

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### Excel INDIRECT function and conditional formatting - highlighting a row

I'm having an issue with conditional formatting using the INDIRECT function. I'm doing something similar to Using INDIRECT and AND/IF for conditional formatting , but the only answer there isn't ...

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### Apply strike out text on row

I have a question about Excel 2007 and I'm not sure if its even possible, but if any community can help it's here.
I want to strike out all the text for all cells in a row if the text in column A ...

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239 views

### How do I format each cell in column FOO in Excel if the len() of the cell value is longer then BAR?

If this is the wrong place to ask this let me know.
Here is the formula I have right now:
=LEN($A$2)>$AB$11
Applies to:
=$A$2
That works great for the one cell. I need it to apply to each ...

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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 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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### 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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### how to highlight the cell with the max value

given a range of non adjacent columns (not sure if it matters if they're adjacent) i.e
F1:F100,J1:J100,N1:N100
for each row i'd like to highlight the cell with the maximum value.
i tried ...

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### In MS Excel how do I set the number of decimal places dynamically?

I have a table where I am reporting a range of correlation coefficients which range from -1.0 to +1.0. I want to format them such that if they are plus or minus one or zero, then they are formatted ...

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### How to avoid apply to range in copying conditional formatting in excel 2007 [closed]

I want to change the selected cell(A1) colour if its value is greater than other cell(B1) in same row.When i copy this conditional formatting to other multiple cells(A2,A3,A4...) in below rows, it is ...

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### Excel auto format cell's font size based on number value?

I want to make cell's number values to be smaller, in font size, with small values i.e. the bigger the cell value is, the bigger is the font size.
I can only find Data Bars in Conditional ...

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593 views

### Custom format to display percentage with plus/minus sign

Suppose I have cell value 0.465 and I want to display it in the spreadsheet in green as +46.5 if it is positive and -46.5 if it is negative. I have applied the following format
...

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### Change background color of rows which are present in another column

I have data in the A and B column. B column's data is mostly duplicates of A's data, but not always. For example:
A
Budapest
Prague
Paris
Bukarest
Moscow
Rome
New York
B
Budapest
Prague
Los Angeles
...

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### Excel Title Row — Not part of the count when using conditional formatting

I would like to set my Excel document to color every tenth line in the document using conditional formatting -- without counting the header row as row 1.
Is there any way to accomplish this?

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### Correct use of the Formula type in Excel Colour Scales

I'm trying to work some trickery in excel where each cell in a row is shaded based on how many have been completed:
So the idea is that as more of the columns in the row are ticked the whole row ...

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### How to put conditional formatting in a cell from another excel worksheet [closed]

It's hard to describe what I want, I'm not really familiar with Excel condition terms but it is basically just like this:
Worksheet= Dr. castro patient consultations
A B C D E
...

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### How to format cells between two dates with a colour based on a value in vba?

(apologies if this question is difficult to understand, i'm unable to post an image)
I've tried finding a solution for this online but haven't had much luck.
Ideally, I want to use conditional ...

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### Automatically format currency based on adjacent column - Excel

Using Excel and need a little help with a simple formula.
I know conditional formatting should do the trick here, however, I need help creating the exact formula for my need.
In column A I write the ...

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### Is it possible to get array/CSE formulas to work with conditional formatting?

I am trying to get a CSE formula to work with conditonal formatting. When using CSEs with cells, you hit CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER, but it appears that this key combination doesn't register in the conditional ...

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### Conditional formatting duplicates for highlighted cells

I would like to conditionally highlight cells in a row. When the items in column B are duplicates then cells in columns B and C should be highlighted.
The value 7264 in column B has duplicates so ...

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### For Excel how do I create a field that automatically generates a sequential number

How do I create a field that automatically generates a unique number when I enter a new record in a table ?
I have a list of numbers in the B column. I want the numbers in column A to automatically ...

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### Conditional format cells that are duplicated in every column

I have a table in which every column describes a product and every row is responsible for one attribute of the product. I want to highlight cells which are duplicated in every column.
I have for ...

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### How do you use conditional formatting in Excel to format based on previous cell information?

I have a document that is created to monitor complaince. I would like to have the following rules:
Highlight the cell if it meets a goal - I've figured this out and the formatting works.
Highlight ...

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### Why am I getting unexplained vertical lines in the center of merged cells?

I am working on a spreadsheet that merges 20 columns into a single row. This row is conditionally formatted to display a data bar, of a proportional length based on a set of values from 0 to 275 that ...

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### How to let Excel 2007 display a certain text as long/soon as a cell is empty? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate:
custom format for cells with nothing in them without using conditional formatting
I'd like Excel 2007 to display a certain text like "" as long as a cell is empty.
So ...

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### How can I set up conditional formatting to highlight a range only if all its cells are empty?

I am new to conditional formatting and having a hard time. I have 6 columns with 100 rows. What I would like to have happen is to highlight the row in one color if there is no data in it at all. If ...

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### Conditional formatting 2 different colors every two rows

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) two lines each.
This is the ...

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### CF: Cell STATUS + Cell DATE compared to NOW(DATE) = Colour

If the status in cell $D5 is "AWAITING FEEDBACK" I want to compare the DATE in cell $H5 against TODAYS DATE and CONDITIONAL FORMAT cell $H5 using the data bars formatting (colour to transparent).
If ...

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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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### 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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### 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 ...