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I was wondering if there is a way to use conditional formatting to highlight a cell value based on which column it gets the information from. I have zone information that is stored in 2 columns (Source A and Source B). The two columns have to be kept separate. I have another column (the one that I'm trying to apply the conditional formatting on), which uses this formula:

=IF(OR(A2="",A2 = "UNIDF"),B2,A2)

I want to use conditional formatting to highlight any time the information was returned from Source B. Is this possible?

Thank you!

  • Are the values of Source A and B distinct from each other? In other words, can a given zone in the third column always be found in only one of the two sources? – Bandersnatch Jan 9 '18 at 16:21
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Highlight column C (result). Create a formatting rule under conditional formatting:

=OR(A1="",A1="unidf").
  • Please go into more detail to explain how this works. Otherwise your answer is not useful to someone that needs to tweak it even a little to suit their needs. – Twisty Impersonator Jan 10 '18 at 14:23

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