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### Conditional formatting excel conundrum

I have a list of values in excel.
I would like to highlight a cell if its more than 1.5 higher or lower than the value before it or after it.
Is this possible?
Thanks guys!!

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### Conditional Formatting for one cell value in a list, another cell blank

Looking for how to do Conditional Formatting for the following rule:
If a number in a cell equals one of a list of particular numbers, then information MUST be entered into an additional cell. ...

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### Excel Formating - How do I compare 2 cells and highlight one of them based on the date in 1 Col being further out then the date in the other?

I have a spreadsheet tracking multiple dates for about 150 people. I am having a problem however getting dates in Col I to highlight if they are going to be past the date in Col P.
I want Col I Row ...

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### Excel: Different background colors on condition

The problem
I have a Excel sheet that contains a status column.
Number Status Name
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1 not implemented feature 1
2 completed ...

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### How can I get Excel to auto-fill a column based on text entered in another column? [closed]

I am looking to Format a column of text in excel for example
A
ABC123
123DGF
ABC124
NMO445
B
Corp
Acct
Corp
HR
I want excel to notice the text entered in column A and then ...

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### Selectively find duplicates across columns

Column A has the product ID. There are 102 other columns with other data. Column A will be unique unless some data was changed. In that case, there will be 2 rows with 99% of the columns are ...

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### How to search Excel conditional formatting formula with specific text

Sorry I did try to search but could not find a question similar to what I want.
My Question: Is there any easy way I could search all conditional formatting that has formula with specific text?
I ...

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### How to use a color coded drop down in Excel across multiple sheets?

I have seen a few examples on how to create a color coded drop down in an excel spreadsheet.
An example of what to do can be seen here. ...

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### Highlighting Cells in Excel based on the Value Associated with the Cell

I have two sheets:
Users in their respective groups and
A compilation of those same users with an expiration date.
I'd like to highlight any cell in the the first sheet if their respective date ...

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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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### Conditional Formatting: 3 color scale showing text relevance in Excel for Mac

Is there a way to use conditional formatting in the following manner in Excel? (For those who are curious, I am using Excel 2010 for Mac)
I want Cell B2 to be green when A2 says "John likes green ...

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### How to suppress repeating values in a manner that takes into account previous conditional formatting? (Google Calendar-like scheduling blocks)

I'm in the process of creating a scheduling template.
I'm trying to figure out how I create a conditional formatting formula for suppressing repeating values that takes into account the conditional ...

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### conditional formatting excel 2013

Is there a way to highlight a cell (possibly with conditional formatting) if one of the cells to the left of it has data, but it is empty?
for instance,
A B C D
...

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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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### 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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### VBA Macro to sort and apply conditional formating to a range of cells with dynamic number of rows

I have a range (the image below).
Please note that:
Range is generated by another application, so number of rows is ever changing, and is not formatted as an Excel 'table'
The number of columns, ...

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### How can I set up this conditional formatting in Excel 2010?

We create sections by highlighting an area in Excel 2010 and clicking ALL BORDERS. We want to set it so that any time you type "REPLA" between columns J and Q, the line that "REPLA" is in will Fill ...

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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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### How to change a row of cells on excel 2010 depending on different cell data

Can anyone help me with a problem I'm having on excel 2010 please?
I am trying to change the colour of part of a row of cells when certain data is input. For example I want cells A13 to G13 to ...

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### Conditional formatting from another conditional format in Excel

In Sheet X I have a bunch of cells that are conditionally formatted with a fill color. I want the colors from Sheet X to be dynamically updated to Sheet Y and Sheet Z. That is, if cell X:3:D is ...

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### Excel 2010 crashes: Excel.exe 0xc0000005 when trying to highlight from pivot table

One of our users uses pivot tables a lot. She often called me about Excel crashing from time to time without being able to reproduce the problem. Today we have found a way to reproduce the crash every ...

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### Excel - Using condtional formatting in a count down of the date

So i am using Excel Mac 2008, i want a formula where i enter a date and if the date is less than 5 days from today, it turns bold and red. can anyone help me figure this out?
I have a formula that ...

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### Excel: Dual graded color scales

Is it possible to do conditional formating for two graded color scales over the same cells?
For example I wish to conditionally format a cell such that its color is:
Green to Blue graded scale for ...

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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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### Preserve conditional formatting on cut-paste

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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### How do I keep Conditional Formatting formulas and ranges from automatically changing?

I've found that Conditional Formatting formulas and ranges will automatically adjust when you copy, delete, or move data around in a spreadsheet. While this is a nice idea, it tends to break things ...

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### Conditional Formatting for entire ROW based on a cell entry number in a particular column [duplicate]

I am looking for how to have conditional formatting for a row if a certain cell has a certain number in it.
If a cell in column J has the number 284 in the cell, then the whole row (cells A - J ) ...

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### Change Excel Worksheet background colour based on values

Hopefully some one can help, but not sure if its possible. I'm using Excel 2010.
I want to change the background colour of a whole worksheet to green if the value in cell c20 is equal to or greater ...

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### How to conditionally format cells in excel based on whether contents is a formula or text/number [duplicate]

I'd like to conditionally format cells in Excel based on whether they contain a formula or not. If it's a formula I don't want formatting to change, if somebody overwrites contents of the cell with ...

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### How do you have a conditional formatting rule in Excel apply to a discontiguous range of cells?

I have an Excel workbook with 10 worksheets.
Each sheet has a column named status.
Depending on the value of status ("on time", "at risk", "completed"), I want to format the cell background with a ...

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### Changing a row's color depending on the value ( TEXT ) of a cell [duplicate]

In a cell, I have the choice of YES and NO for values. I would like to know how to change the background color for other cells in the same row depending on the value of the first without changing the ...

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### Conditional formatting for entire row based on fixed column

How do I create the following conditonal formatting:
If the date in G3 is older than today, turn all of row 3 red
So in other words I want my entire row to be formatted based on the value in the ...

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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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### Excel Conditional Formatting cell's value that has number suffix, like 99th, 23rd, or 1st

So I am filling a cell with Blue, Green, Yellow, or Red based on a Percentile Rank that is returned, that is numbers like ( >=90th=Blue, >=60th=Green, >=30th=Yellow, <30th=Red )
Currently ...

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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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### Excel conditional formatting fragmentation

Often, I create a sheet with conditional formatting, and set the cell ranges so that the conditional formatting rules are only applied once to a range of cells, e.g.
Make $A$1:$A$30 red and
Make ...

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### Excel conditional formatting based on a formula including a range containing the current cell

I want to change the background of a cell as long as the running total in that column from start to that cell is less than a limit specified in a different cell.
Conceptually, the formula should look ...

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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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### Excel: Conditional formatting using icon sets?

I would like to format the Subtotal row such that within each Subtotal cell is the total and an "icon set" icon that will show if that month is greater than or less than the previous month's total.
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### Single condtional format rule to apply to a range of cells

I'd like a single conditional format rule I can apply to a range (a columns) so that a number appears in bold if it is greater that the number to its left, like this:
100 200
200 190
200 300
Is ...

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### Is it possible to save conditional formatting rules for reuse in a new workbook?

I want to make some rules that I can haves saved that I can easily apply to new workbooks as needed. It's a pain doing it how I currently do where I'm always having to go back through and recreate ...

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### Conditional date formatting

The following needs to happen:
Enter a goal date in cell C1 and enter actual completion date in D1 when project complete
D1 will remain blank until project is complete.
If D1 is blank:
STATE 1 -- ...

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### Excel cell formatting to fill color

I'm doing some excel formatting, with below formula being used:
=IF(OR(ISBLANK(E23),ISBLANK(E24),ISBLANK(E25)),"Section Incomplete","Section Complete")
Basically, When the cells E23, E24 and E25 ...

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### How to conditionally create a hyperlink based on value of a cell

ColA Col B ColC
Project A A.pdf A.pdf
Project B No Link
I have a list of project records. One column (e.g., B) ...

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### How to format a date field based on whether the date has passed?

I am trying to create an Excel spreadsheet where, when I input a date:
if that date is within 30 days it will go yellow,
if the date has already gone then it goes red, and
if the date is more than ...

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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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### how can I use conditional formatting in excel to search for a list of values

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 ...