Conditional Formatting Based On Top 10 Values In Adjacent Cells?

Jun 3, 2014

I have a matrix in excel to show % and $ for multiple columns - set up like this:

Rows Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
Criteria 1 % $ % $ % $
Criteria 2
Criteria 3

the $ columns are conditionally formatted to highlight the top 10 values on the matrix. is there a way to have the corresponding % cells also highlighted? The % and $ aren't both top 10, so the % would have to be highlighted based on the $ top 10 cells.

I have a spreadsheet with 'due date' for returns in column L and 'received date' for returns, in the adjacent column M.

I would like to get the due date to turn red when it is overdue, ie. the date in the cell has arrived and no return was submitted. By trawlling the forum, I managed to accomplish this with the following in conditional formatting: Cell value is less than or equal to =TODAY()

All's great.....but - I would like the date to turn back to black if I enter a date in the adjacent received column, column M.

In other words, I want to flag a problem if the due date has passed, but once I receive the return and enter the date I receive it, i would like the due date entry to revert back to the original formatting ie. black. So only the outstanding returns are highlighted.

I want the font of a value in a cell to turn green or red based on the value of the cell below it - NOT based on a set value or range like all of the other examples are based on. I want to apply a formula or condition to the entire table.

Column a has the date for each value, newest date is row 1 and oldest date is row 250. Column b-k has the number value for each animal species we are tracking. If there are more animals than the day before, the value went up and I want the font to be green. If there are less animals than the day before, then value went down and I want the font to be green.

There are about 250 rows in each table and I have 4 tables. I thought I could do conditional formating but I can only find how to change font color based on a set value. For instance, for each day there are over 10 turkeys, then it would be green. That is NOT what I want, see below:

Mon 5 no color change Fri 5 color change to green Thu 4 color change to red Wed 5 color change to red Tue 7 color change to green Mon 5

date looks more like this - col a is date, col b is turkey, col c deer, etc

I would think this is similar to daily stock prices, if data goes up then it is in green, but if the price goes down then in red. Not based on purchase price (set value), but based on previous days closing price. For this report, I only care about the change day to day.

Is there a way to shade a cell based on whether the adjacent cell is shaded? I found some ways to do this with VBA but I was looking for a non VBA solution if possible. So basically if cell C5 is highlighted yellow I would want cell D5 highlighted yellow too, regardless of the values inside the cell. Is this possible without VBA?

I'm trying to highlight cells a certain color based on the value of the cell 1 column to the left. How would I be able to do this in conditional formatting?

Example) Highlight the cells in "Visit 2" column if it is greater than the "Projected Visit 2" column.

In one column I have a drop down list of a dozen different initials with conditional formatting on those cells. I would also like to conditionally format an adjacent text string column based on those initials, but don't want to set up a dozen rules on each cell, one by one. If I set up the top cell with the correct rules I cannot fill the formatting in because the formula is not updated on a row by row basis, but en bloc for the range.

I've got a list and I need to check if the adjacent cells for a column are empty or not, and if both are empty then format to a certain color. I have a solution but don't know how to implement it into a format fit for conditional formatting.

I have this in the new rule section of conditional formatting

If conditional formatting would allow it I would simply change I4 to the entire range, I am very much confused as to how to format this cell to work with conditional formatting. (I4 is the first cell in the list)

Something else is that if I change I4 to I5 or something then moves all the highlighted cells around, and to top it off the first few cells which should obviously be highlighted aren't, even though the rest of the cells which should be highlighted are.

I have columns of figures with times like 5:52:54 and next to them cells with values that i wish to format based on the time. that is if the time on the adjacent cell is before 8AM then make the value cell have a red border it does not have to be conditional formatting - Excel 2002 in win7/64

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.

What I have In Column B, I have the datesIn Column I, I have engineers name What I need I want a macro to generate Serial Nos. (1,2,3....... n) in column A If an only if the date in column B is today's date and the engineer's name matches with the PC's username

I want to do conditional formatting based on two cell values.

i want to do conditional format the column 'R' based on clolumns 'J' and 'R'. column 'J' is a text column named PRIORITY which can hold the values P1,P2,P3 an P4. Column 'R' is nothing but difference of two columns 'M' and 'H'(both are time stamps).Column'R' is in below format. =TEXT(M4-H4,"h:mm:ss").

column M and H are in below format:

eg: 9/11/13 9:41 AM

Now i want to format the column'R' like if column J ="P2" and column 'R' > "00:10:00"(10 mins) =it should become red. if column J="P3" and column 'R'>"00:30:00"(30 mins) = it should become red.

scenario: Column H needs to be formatted to green if the text in Column F does not equal "Dog". Dog could be either DOG, Dog or dog. I know how to get it done with only dog, but this one is a bit tricky.

I need to highlight the cell in the calendar that matches both the task and the date in the data table. For example- in the situation above, D1 would be highlighted.

I have 3 values in C3, D3 & E3 which need to be all the same at all times but when they are not I'd like to highlight the one that isn't with a background colour.

I am building a spreadsheet with a column having two drop down menus at the top that designate independent, but strict conditions. For simplicity, say I have in cell A1 a drop down menu with choices "alpha, beta, gamma" while A2 has a drop down menu for "1, 2, 3". These six values sit off to the side in cells X1, X2, X3, X4, X5 and X6 respectively.

In cell A3 I woul like to change its color, perhaps to green because it is an acceptable number (say less than or equal to 100) or change to red if unacceptable, value greater than 100.

I can do both of these commands in Excel, no problem. In my situation, I would like to change the value at which cell A3 goes from green to red dependent on the options in A1 & A2. There are 9 such combinations of alpha, beta, gamma, paired with 1,2,3 and I would like the combinations to change the fill color of cell A3 in the following manner:

If A1 = alpha and A2 = 1, then A3 will be green for values less than or equal to 100 and red for values greater than 100. If A1 = beta and A2 = 1, then A3 will be green for values less than or equal to 80 and red for values greater than 80. If A1 = gamma and A2 = 1, then A3 will be green for values less than or equal to 60 and red for values greater than 60. If A1 = alpha and A2 = 2, then A3 will be green for values less than or equal to 95 and red for values greater than 95. If A1 = beta and A2 = 2, then A3 will be green for values less than or equal to 75 and red for values greater than 75. If A1 = gamma and A2 = 2, then A3 will be green for values less than or equal to 55 and red for values greater than 55. If A1 = alpha and A2 = 3, then A3 will be green for values less than or equal to 92 and red for values greater than 92. If A1 = beta and A2 = 3, then A3 will be green for values less than or equal to 72 and red for values greater than 72. If A1 = gamma and A2 = 3, then A3 will be green for values less than or equal to 52 and red for values greater than 52.

How to create a cell that can change its conditional formatting based on the selected values of two drop down menus.

I have a few other conditions I would like to implement, say change the fill color of A3 to green, orange or red dependant on the values in A1 & A2, but I might be able to crack that if I can see how the above scenario is done.

I'm creating an excel document that tracks the amount of time someone has (in months) in the program. Certain residents are able to 'fast track' if they meet conditions, and I am trying to create this spreadsheet so that anyone who looks at it can tell who qualifies (and when).

The issue I'm having is with conditional formatting, because I don't know how to do it with mutliple conditions.

Column C is their previous time (months) in the program Column D is their current time (months) in the program Column E is their total time in the program (Sum C+D)

Coumn E is what I would like to format, based on the following rules set out in the program manual:

If previous time is 9 months or more, a resident is eligible to fast track after 6 months current time (format green). If previous time is less than 6 months, a resident is eligible to fast track after 9 months current time (format green).

I understand that their is an odd gap - but these are the rules currently set out by the program manual, which is what I have to follow.

I have two date columns, say E & F. In these two columns I have entered date values. I need to do colour, font bold, Italic automatically when date values are entered in these columns - with a conditional formatting - i.e. every month should be in different color.

For example, values 23/05/2009, 15/10/2005, 07/12/2004 must be automatically coloured with different colors as its months are different.

I enter data in Cells starting at C3:O13 I enter 4 digit numbers 1131, 1212, 1122, 1215, 1201, 1207, 1133 etc. etc.

Here is my rule: I cannot have more than 8 numbers in the 1200 series in ROW 3 So I need conditional formatting to come up with a yellow background if I have 8 numbers in the 1200 series.

Ok so my project is tracking how many days have passed since a collection notice has been sent. Assuming the case isn't closed, a response from the customer hasn't been received, the case has been assigned to an employee, and assuming the notice was actually sent in the first place.

There are instances where the collections case may have been closed without a response date or any other date and we call that "Administratively Closed."

This is my formula: =IF(OR(CaseStatus="Closed",ISBLANK(NoticeSentDate), ResponseDate""),"",TODAY()-NoticeSentDate)

Problem is, now that I'm trying to conditionally format the ones >60 days, and =45 days WITHOUT getting the "blank" cells to change color too.

I got the one for >60 days: =AND(OR(CaseStatus"Closed", CaseStatus"Unassigned"), Comments "Administratively Closed", DaysPassed>60, ResponseDate="", DateEnteredInDatabase"")

I can't get =45 without having a bunch of cells that appear blank change color too.

On the attached worksheet I'm looking for the squares in F4:F6 to be coloured corresponding to the colour names in D4:D6 using conditional formatting. I just can't get it to work today.

I have a worksheet which has the years 2001 to 2013 on in row1. I am trying to find a way of highlighting the entire row in green if a specific year contains an "a" (Marlett, tick). The complex part is that I would like the specific year to be determined by an entry input into cell A2 on sheet 2. See Attachment for reference.

Working in Excel 2007. I am using excel for a data log (basically) and want it to format all empty cells in a row yellow if there is data in column A

Basically, If i have a value in A2, I want any empty cell between B2-G2 to be filled in yellow (as an idicator to the inputter that the cell needs to be completed).

there is already conditional formatting on these cells, which i want to maintain for the non-empty cells. I also have "0" as a value, so I couldn't use the basic conditional formatting setting it =0, it highlighted cells with $0.00, which i do not want.

I am trying to apply a conditional format to an entire row based on the presence of any value in the first cell of that row to format to a certain color. If there isn't something present in the first cell, I don't want it to change.

Everything I keep trying ends up highlighting the entire workbook.

I would like to apply the rule to the entire sheet but only have it highlight the rows which have a value/text in the first cell of each row.

I am assuming I should use the formulas selection for conditional formatting but I'm unsure of what formula would apply to this type of request.