# Conditional Formatting: Format The Range

Jul 5, 2007I have a range A1:A20. Each cell in this range contains a number between 1 and 100. I'd like to be able to format this range so that the top 3 or largest 3 numbers appear in red.

View 3 RepliesI have a range A1:A20. Each cell in this range contains a number between 1 and 100. I'd like to be able to format this range so that the top 3 or largest 3 numbers appear in red.

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I am working with the Conditional Formatting, which is fine for one cell. Here is what I am trying to do: IF cell in $A1 = 1 then bold $B2:$M2 and apply solid line border to top of cell ranges. I have tried conditional formatting but it only formats the cells in column A. And I can't seem to find a BOLD statement for the cell formulas.

View 2 Replies View RelatedIs it possible to change the format of cell AI3 based on the format of cell C3 and D3? I have C3 and D3 set to turn red based on what is in cell C2 and D2. I would like the following done:

If AI3=C3 & C3 is red, format AI3 blue

If AI3=D3 & D3 is red, format AI3 blue

Otherwise, leave AI3 unformatted.

Possible???

I need to run a loop through a column of values (attachment col B) and when it finds a "J" it will apply conditional formatting to a row of 4 cells directly adjacent. The attachment is a theoretical before & after.

View 2 Replies View RelatedCan I use conditional formatting to determine if a number in a cell is displayed as a normal decimal or scientific?

So a number of 1000 or above will be changed to scientific notation with 4 significant figures.

The conditional formatting just seems to be about colour/shading/icons

In conditional format I've this formula

=countif($Q$2:$V$2,B2)>0

which will return any matching numbers in yellow.

My question is can I insert that once that row reaches 10 matching numbers the row turns green.

I have two colums A and B with a lot of data and want to use Conditional Formatting:

Cell Value Is

equal to

=$A$2 $A$352

What formula do I have to use to format all cells (colored) in the colum B with any existing value in between A2 and A352.

THE VALUES ARE WORDS

Is it possible to format a cell based upon the format of another cell? For instance, if the cell to the left of a target cell is bold, is there a conditional formatting cell that can be used so that the target cell is bold as well?

View 8 Replies View RelatedI have a large spreadsheet with a number of columns that are set up for conditional formatting. For example a column of "BUY"'s and "SELL"'s where the "BUY"s are formatted with the default "light green fill, dark green text". I have other columns that are conditionally formatted using a formula. When I base the result on a formula I don't seem to have the option to use the default formats. Is it possible to use the defaults or maybe even how to customize my format to look like the default? It would look a lot better if I had a uniform red/green style throughout the sheet.

View 1 Replies View RelatedI have set 3 conditional formatting rules where the row from column A to K will change depending on the value on column L.

Selection is equal to A3:K100, conditions are similar to:

- Formula is =$K3="PIP"

Then for formatting I chose WHITE BOLD FONT & BLUE SOLID PATTERN, for example.

Conditional formatting only allows 3 conditions. If this can be replicated

using VBA, then you can set "n" conditions, correct?

I would like to change the number format of a cell in function of the value of another cell. For example, if A1=1, then I would like the cell A2 to be displayed as a percentage. If A1=2, then would like the cell A2 to be displayed as a number.

View 4 Replies View RelatedI have a worksheet with conditional formatting to shade (with the color grey) every nth column using the =MOD(COLUMN(),5)=0 function. I need to manually add cells formatted with various other colors to my worksheet. Some of the colored cells overlay the conditionally formatted shaded columns and the shading shows rather than the colors. I want colors to show on top of the conditional shading.

View 3 Replies View Relatedconditional formatting in Excel. I have two columns with pertinent information. I need to know the following and format accordingly:

1. Is the number in column A positive or negative?

2. Is the number in column B less than 0.05 or 0.10?

I would then like Column C to just be highlighted a certain color depending on the combination... there are 5 possible combinations and I would like the cells to be formatted so that:

1. Positive and less than 0.05 - Bright yellow

2. Positive and less than 0.10 - Pale yellow

3. Negative and less than 0.05 - Bright green

4. Negative and less than 0.10 - Pale green

5. This "combo" just means the criteria wasn't meant... which is possible b/c sometimes Column A may have text instead of a number of b/c the number in column B is not less than 0.10. If either of these is true, I want the cell to remain blank.

As a pert of a spreadsheet I have 2 columns (M5:N400) of 400 cells deep. Each cell in these columns contains a formula that counts days, when appropriate. They can end up showing a value of blank, a number between 0 and 5, or any number greater than 5. (But very rarely greater than 30)

If the number is greater than 5 then it means that it has exceeded it's target time and I wish to highlight this with conditional formatting (CF). I have a CF on all cells in both columns that says.

If "The cell value" is "Greater than" "5"... then

format the background colour to a pale yellow.

It works, but doesn't work.

If the cell value is 0 to 5 it's unchanged. Good.

If the cell value is >5 it changes. Good.

BUT, if the cell is blank it also changes. Bad!!!

I assume it is because it is looking at the fact that there is a formula in the cell, even though the displayed value is "". So I tried a second level saying that if the cell is equal to "" then no format, but it still changes.

I want to format 3 columns in excel depending on certain value from another column.

By example: I have the columns A B C completed with some text. On the column D it will be the numbers 0 or 1. If the number is 0 the background color from A,B,C columns shall be Green, if the number is 1 the color shall be red.

I have tried in conditional formatting with the formula =$D$1=0 but the color of the columns are changing only depending on the value from cell D1. I don't know what is the correct formula. For column A1 I want to check the value from D1, A2 - D2, A3 - D3,...,An - Dn.

I´m having aproblem with Excel 2007 about Conditional Formatting. I have a row of Dates for example 02-01-2009 03-01-2009 04-01-2009 , etc in different columns.

Then what I want to do is use Conditional Formatting to Format cells on several rows below according to the day (if its weekend paint red, if not, dont do anything). I'm using the "Use a formula to determine which cells to format" and the condition is (supposing the cells with dates are A1 to C1)

=WEEKDAY(A1:C1) > 5 .

So with those 3 dates provided lets suppose Januar2nd is not a weekday, so the outputIwant is: Red White White, (Next Row) Red White White, etc for several rows.

Now what I think is not right is it only works for the row in which I have the cursor so its like: (Lets imagine I selected 3 rows on which I want to see that output) Red White White (The row in which the cursor is works fine), but the next row goes Red Red Red and the third the same.

Can i copy format from conditional formatting to other sheet or cells?

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Please see the attached book1.xlsx for more info. Book1.xlsx

When I hit the macro code you see below I get both columns D and E, starting from row 18, to get 'filled down' to the specified spot. Every second row has a conditional format (when a value is entered in column A) to change the row to the color grey, and every row between it has a conditional format (when any value is entered in column A as well) to have the row changed to the color red. The issue here is that the Macro code messes up the conditional formatting and uses the conditional formatting of those two cells, which are being dragged down, for those entire filled-down columns! This is what I am starting off with test1.xlsm and this is what I end up with using the macro code below (or doing it manually)

test2.xlsm

Is there a way for the Macro code to bypass this issue?

I have a list of names that belong to a particular group. What I want is to conditional format a sheet so that if a name is entered that does not belong to the group it is highlighted red. Don't really know how to do this though?

View 4 Replies View RelatedI have a spreadsheet that has a table listing employee names in the far left hand column (A1, B1, C1, etc.). The table has a simple border - black line throughout.

I need the entire row for the employee to change to no border if the employee's name is deleted.

Using the following conditional formatting formulas:

=(isblank(p99)) then the formatting of (applies to) C99:O99 will be in red and bold

=(d99="Prod.") then the formatting of C99:P99 will be blue and bold

but the results are not as expected. Is something wrong with these formulas?

I was looking to use the VBA conditional formatting script posted on OzGrid and was curious if it would be easy to make some slight modifications.

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)

Dim icolor As Integer

If Not Intersect(Target, Range("A1:A10")) Is Nothing Then

Select Case Target

Case 1 To 5

icolor = 6

Case 6 To 10

icolor = 12

Case 11 To 15

icolor = 7

Case 16 To 20 ..........................

I can see that Case is the number range referenced to change the background...However, would it be possible to have it read a cells value as the criteria for the color change? Currently, I would like it to reference values in range I2:M2 and anything matching those cells in range A4:E28 change background to icolor = 30. I'm just not sure what to replace Case with to make it refence cells I2:M2

I have a sheet called Quote Summary and a sheet called AssemblyBoms.

In the Bom sheet, I have a named range for QtyPer and a named range for unit price because these ranges are dynamic.

On the quote summary sheet, I want to format the cell (A9 and eventually A9 to A28 and so on), which contains a formula right now that only references a tag and does some equivalence checking

(=IF(AND(QSA>0,QSA=qty1a),assembly1,"")),

to have a yellow background if QtyPer>0 but unit price = "" or 0. I know the formulas for this, but it is not formatting anything. Attached workbook below.

QUOTETEMPLATEMACROTEST.xlsm

Conditional Formula for true:

="AND(qtyper1 > 0, unita1 = "")"

I typed it in without the = or "", but the formatting added those in for me.

I typed a number in the qtyper1 range and left the unita1 range blank to test it and no formatting has occurred.

I have a column of dates in column M, and in A1 I have the formula =TODAY() for today's date. I would like to conditionally format all of column M (up to row 198) so that it turns orange if the date in M is before today and after or equal to 3 working days before the date in M.

I have this

=AND($A$1<M2,$A$1>=(WORKDAY(M2,-3)))

But it doesn't appear to be working because it's highlighting dates after todays date.

Have a spreadsheet using the following conditional format to color highlight every other row: =MOD(ROW(),2)=1. Is there a way to apply this conditional format to all columns A through AR and all rows 1 through 24000 only?

View 3 Replies View RelatedI'd like my conditional formatting to format the range of cells red if the range K2:S2>H2. That is when the range K2:S2 are added together, and if their sum is greater than H2, format cells K2:S2 red.

View 5 Replies View RelatedI have a Conditional Formatting query where in essence I am needing to ‘make invisible’ a range of data by changing the font and background fill to white (and at the same time nullifying the effects of a number of other Conditional Formats). On the surface, this seems an easy thing to achieve, but the problem is, the range I need to apply this CF is a moving range and is dependant on a user changeable date.

Description of worksheet:

The sheet is managing shifts worked over 1 year by 21 people. The top 33 rows are a frozen (and collapsing) display area below which is a matrix of 365 days down and 21 people across. The TODAY button uses a macro to scan the dates and display todays entry directly beneath the freeze line of row 33. The date in M28 can be entered manually and after hitting enter, that dates data is now displayed under the freeze line. Also, using the spin button will increment or decrement the date in M28 moving the entire matrix up or down.

My query..........

What I’m hoping to achieve, is to display ONLY the data selected by the date in M28 (ie that shown under the freeze line, and for all remaining rows to be ‘whited out’, but as the user increments/decrements M28, then the “whiteout” range also needs to increment/decrement. I have whited out a second worksheet “example” as if I had selected 18 Jan (this sheet will not move as there are no buttons, but the data is still there under the whiteout).

I hope this is not TOO unclear, but I would be grateful if anyone could suggest a solution or even tell me if this is not possible – or indeed any other way of achieving the same result ( I had thought of hiding the rows below the freeze line, but the freeze/unfreeze operation would probably be too jerky.

What I am trying to do, is apply conditional formatting to a range of cells (for example, A2:J2) based on whether the data in one of the cells (D2) contains "Yes" or "No". I would like the entire range of cells to be one color if D2 contains "Yes", and another color if D2 contains "No". If needed, this can be split into 2 different conditional formatting rules.

View 5 Replies View RelatedI have a range of data on sheet1 say A1:A10 with random letters in each cell. On sheet2, I also have random letters and number in column A. What am trying to do is find a formula which if any of the data on sheet1 can be found in say A1 of sheet2 then shade the cell a given colour or if formula in B2 then show True otherwise false if not found. then do the same for the remainder of the cells on sheet2 which am assuming will be to just copy the formula in B1 of sheet2 or the conditional format in A1 whichever comes first.

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