What i want to do is highlight all row instances where that row column10 has the text "Roller" . All i can see is the forumular =$J1="Roller" ive tryed to select just the single cell J and tryed the whole row and a range. Though i get a error message about =-+ quotation ect.
I am working on a spreadsheet in Excel 2007 and i am trying to use a formula in the conditional formatting that will highlight a cell if the date is prior to today's date and the next column over is no. the formula i am using right now is =IF(F2>TODAY(),IF(G2="NO",TRUE,)). the problem i am having is that it is highlighting all cells that have a date and the next column over is no.
i can't figure out how to get it to do an if this, then that function correctly. one other thing that could potentially be causing my problem is that the cells. I am trying to have highlight are calculated themselves based on a formula. see the attached spreadsheet for information.
I have a conditional formatting rule that checks for misspellings of client names.
My employees input client names into a spreadsheet, and I need for the spreadsheet to notify them via a fill color if they have misspelled the name.
So, I set up a rule for each client name using the specific text criteria.
The rule simply checks for the client's name, and fills the cell green if the client's name is correct. If the client's name is misspelled, then the cell remains unfilled.
This works great if the client's name is spelled correctly, or spelled incorrectly.
But there's one hitch:
If the client's name is spelled correctly, but there is some extra character(s) inputted after the client's name, the cell is still filled green even though the data in the cell is useless because the extra character will cause it to be rejected by the next party down the line in the value chain.
So I'm hoping to find a way to make the specific text containing criteria operate with only the specific text I specify and no extra characters or anything after the specific text.
I have a spreadsheet where I have a column of dates and I want conditional formatting to highlight the cell red if the date is less than or equal to today but if the cell is blank to do nothing.
At the moment I have the following formatting applied using the "format only cells that contain" option I have cell value less than or equal to =TODAY() except that obviously highlights every cell red that doesn't contain a date. Is there another conditional format I can apply in addition to this that will not highlight the blank cells ?
I have a spreadsheet that keeps track of staff training. in colum A is the date they completed the training. this training expires in 5 years time. i would like the cell to highlight red when the date has expired. and when i enter the new date in 5 yrs time the cell to return to no fill color.
I have 3 rows with numbers across several columns, each cell holding one number only. For example:
R1: 1101 - 1102 - 1103 - 1104 - etc. R2: 2101 - 2102 - 2103 - 2104 - etc. R3: 3101 - 3102 - 3103 - 3104 - etc.
A little further down I am having a list where the end user will write down the exact same number. Once the same number has been written into the list, I would like the number shown in the top rows (row 1 to 3) to be highlighted in green, basically telling the user that the number has been entered into the list below and is ok now.
I need a macro that will highlight a row based on a cell criteria. I have used conditional formatting but there is a lot to format and has dramatically slowed the sheet down. However, I know nothing about macros/vbas.
E.g. If it states JI sent then I want the whole row to be highlighted light green.
App form needed = peach Waiting list = light blue Cancelled = red font strikethrough DNA = purple font strikethrough.
Also - it could well be that in the row it has App form received, JI Sent and DNA all in 1 go. So ideally I would want that row to be highlighted light green with purple font strikethrough.
Booking Status JI Status Date JI Sent Attendance Cancellation date Chargable / non chargable Cancellations Chargeable / non chargeable DNA Date taken Time taken Event Title Start Date Time
We are moving to a new accounting system and we need to import the creditors' master data but there are field length limitations in the new system. I have the full details off our current system and I would like to highlight cells that fall outside of the character length.
I have created a drop down box that allows me to choose multiple different Text Options. Example: Cell B4 has dropdown that lets me choose the Text Options, "House", "Car" and "Truck".
Next, I have 5 or so other columns underneath with their own text. What I want to do is have different cells highlight themselves depending on what is in Cell B4.
Example, if "House" is selected in B4, I want cells B7 and B9 to highlight. If "Car" is selected, I want cells B7, B8, and B10 to highlight. If "Truck" is highlighted, I want cells B9-B11 to highlight. Is this possible to do? I've tried using If/Then statements, but those don't seem to work for this type of thing.
Is it possible to check the conditional state for a specific condition for a specific cell. For example a cell has 1 or more conditions.
A condition will toggle to a condition if true or false etc. The specifics is i use red (color 255) if a cell has not met a specific condition (of 1 or more conditions) So if the cell is mandatory to be populated, and is blank, it will be red, if not it will be something else.
But i want to loop all visible cells with conditional formatting, and where the cell has a condition when true will show interior color = to 255 return the cell address. To msg the user where data entry is still required etc.
I have a spreadrsheet (sample attached) which populates a calender due to columns on seperate sheets being filled with text and corresponding dates. I started using conditional formatting to highlight certain conditions but soon realised I need more than 3 so I tried looking into VBA - and failed.
All the cells in the calender have the 3 usual conditions associated to them but in addition I need to be able to colour individual cells if they contain certain phrases or parts of phrases like "BP" or "Current"
i am trying to highlight the cells red in the b column if a3=d3 (if names match) and if b3<e3 (only if name is "a" should e3 be used to compare with b3). hope this makes sense. i've attached a sample worksheet.
i've tried =if(b3<e3, (vlookup(a3,d3:e33,1,false),true)...but does not work correctly. i need the average weight to remain constant according to the name when comparing, but if i drag the formula down to other cells, the average weight does not correspond to the name.