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### Color Cell Based On Text Value

An Excel column contains a text value representing the category of that row.
Is there a way to format all the cells having a distinct value a unique color without manually creating a conditional ...

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vote

**1**answer

641 views

### Excel conditional formatting multiple repeating rows

I'm using Excel 2010
I have a monthly menu. menu days are listed by row with 2 menu items list for each day.
Col-C Col-D
Day 1
Cheesburger
Hamburger
Day 2
Taco
Quesadilla
Day 3
...

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**4**answers

4k views

### Excel: struggling to use CF to highlight differences between columns in the same row

I have a list of vaules in column A and column B. I need to highlight where there is a difference between values that are in the same row.
I've used a simpe formula in B1: $A1<>$B1 (format bold). ...

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votes

**2**answers

5k views

### 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 ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

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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 ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

1k views

### Conditional format - change a cell to specific color based on formula

I need to color a cell in Excel 2007 based on a statement like, if B6=H and C6=g then color A6 Blue
I have no idea what the proper script would be but here is my guess that does not work: ...

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votes

**1**answer

921 views

### Conditional Formatting to highlight cells with highest frequency

I have an Excel table like the following:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
----------------------
3 3 3 3 3 1 1 1
4 4 5 4 4 4 4 3
and I need a conditional style to highlight the items with the ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

3k views

### Excel: Conditional Formatting (Highlighting) Values Based on Another Worksheet

I have a workbook that has two worksheets.
The first worksheet is simply a list of the first 78,498 prime numbers in a single column, A1-A78498.
The second worksheet has a grid of numbers from 1 to ...

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votes

**2**answers

4k views

### How can I alternate grid background color in excel when a value of a single column changes?

How can I alternate grid background color in excel when a value of a single column changes?
Such as this:
I would want to do this with conditional formatting, but I can't figure out how to.

**1**

vote

**5**answers

3k views

### How to delete all data on hdd other than Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate:
What's the best way to completely remove everything from a computer, without re-installing?
I have to return my company laptop. It has windows 7 on it. I want a way ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

124 views

### Is there a formula that I can use so that I can get a cell on Sheet 1 to have exactly the same formatting as a cell on Sheet 2?

I am using an excel spreadsheet to record skill competencies of staff. Sheet 1 will act as a "master" sheet reflecting the skill competencies of all staff (ie different employee in each column) and ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

498 views

### 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
%?%F%{+b r}%:%{+b b}%?
%F is the test; if true it turns on bold red formatting %{+b r}, whereas if false it turns on ...

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votes

**11**answers

46k views

### How to prevent cells from printing in Excel

How can I prevent the contents of specific cells (or entire row or column) from printing in Excel, while keeping them visible on the screen when I'm editing the file? Ideally I should be able to do ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

139 views

### Excel 2007 formatting using a range

I'm formatting a calendar on multiple sheets in excel, with the weekends highlighted. I'd like to format all the sheets from a table of 1s & 0s I generated to match different years. Unfortunately, ...

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**3**answers

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### How to hide number but keep Excel cell background color?

I got a sheet like the below figure. I want to hide all the number and just keep the background color. How can I do it?

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votes

**2**answers

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### Excel conditional formatting based on a formula

I would like to use Excel's conditinal formatting of a particular column based on values in two other columns.
I have values in columns A, B, C and D.
column A has text values (any value user ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

196 views

### 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.
...

**1**

vote

**2**answers

5k views

### Excel Conditional Formatting Offset Greater than

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:
=OFFSET(0,-1) > 500
Can ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

1k views

### Conditional Formatting of a Cell Based on Color Value in that Cell in Excel

Is is possible to format a cell based on one component of the RGB value inside of it. For example, let's say I have 3 cells - A1, A2, A3. In A1, I want the cell color to be the shade of red anywhere ...

**22**

votes

**2**answers

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### Excel Conditional Formatting Escaping a Question Mark

I would like to use a conditional formatting rule in an excel file that would color any box with a question mark in it red. It seems that Excel is using a question mark as a wild card and will turn ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

1k views

### Excel 2007 Conditional Formatting is not properly using custom formula provided

In Excel 2007, I want to conditionally color a row if it is odd numbered and then vary the coloring depending on if a specific cell (in column E) in that row contains a number (green) or empty(red). ...

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votes

**3**answers

413 views

### 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 ...

**5**

votes

**4**answers

4k views

### Colour coding blocks of rows using conditional formatting

My macros have been taken away; never to be used again! I'm gutted. I now need to use formatting to help me highlight the different users and their data. Doing this manually is a chore.
Using Excel ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

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 ...

**29**

votes

**8**answers

136k views

### Find Items in one column that are not in another column

I have two columns in Excel, and I want to find (preferably highlight) the items that are in column B but not in column A.
What's the quickest way to do this?

**0**

votes

**1**answer

622 views

### Outlook 2007 - Conditional Format based on Users declining a meeting

I recently set up a meeting with a colleague but must have ignored the fact that he had declined. So I showed up to the meeting alone.
Is there any way to conditional format my Outlook 2007 calendar ...

**3**

votes

**2**answers

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### Excel - conditional formatting in Shapes?

For a long time, I didn't think it was possible to have a Shape (e.g., Text Box) have a value set by formula, but it turns out you can. Similarly, it appears that you can't apply conditional ...