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I am working on a project that requires locked cells based on how the cells are conditionally formatted. In this instance the conditionally formatted cells have interior color 15.

This is the rule I am using for the conditional formatting:

IF: =($D$2+$M8)>=(V$1)

APPLIES TO: $V$8:$AG$229,$AI$8:$AT$229,$AW$8:$BH$229,$BJ$8:$BU$229

FORMAT: Interior Color Code 15

I need a VBA code that will lock all the cells on the entire sheet that have that conditional formatting applied. Since the color of the cells is based on a conditional format, none of the VBA codes I can find will recognize the color.

Can anyone help?

  • Look into DisplayFormat – Scott Craner Nov 29 '18 at 17:49
  • Or better yet just do the actual same test in the code. If A+ B > C then – Scott Craner Nov 29 '18 at 17:51
  • That you for reaching out Scott. Here is the thing, I am not very well versed in writing the code. – OldBen21 Nov 29 '18 at 17:58
  • Well, there is the problem. This site is not a code for me site. It will help overcome specific problems with existing code. – Scott Craner Nov 29 '18 at 18:00
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    nevermind....i fixed it. thanks for your help. I wasn't intending for someone to write the code for me but the link you sent help me fix it....two little words "DisplayFormat" fixed the code. Thank you again! – OldBen21 Nov 29 '18 at 18:03

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