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Feb 1, 2014

I have a column containing 8760 item (365*24), I divided them into days, one column for each day, modifying a macro I found here. Now I want to conditionally format these columns in themselves with color scales. But if I select 365 columns at the same time and do it, it takes the highest and lowest of all the numbers and format. I want it to format each column using the highest and lowest values in itself. How do I do this without selecting every column one by one and turning conditional formatting on manually?

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Oct 18, 2008

when the largest number in column B the hotel in column A should be in bold.

So in excel language IF(Number in B Is Max display corresponding hotel in column A as BOLD. But I can't figure out how to do this.

You can see here on the image:

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I've copied a sample of my worksheet below (there are 52 of these in my workbook). i'd like excel to place conditional formatting in column M (i.e. "Promo Proice Per Unit"). So that if the price is different to the price in column L (i.e. "Shelf Price Per Unit") then excel will apply conditional formatting to the corresponding cell in column M.

So for example, in row 10 (product 5) the promo price (column M) is different to the shelf price (column L). It'd be great if excel wold then automatically format that cell as the example in the below table (i did the formatting manually).

When i tried to do this using the format/conditional formatting way i couldnt figure out how to tell excel what to do as its a little more advanced than the options that it gives you in that window?

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Then, I need to copy this conditional formatting down the columns under M to X, but under column H the values will be different, but I still want the same results, values greater than the value under column H then highlight in yellow.

I thought I had the answer but when I tried to copy down, it was making cells yellow that were clearly less than the column H value.

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I have a spreadsheet where column H can be either yes or no. When column H changes to Yes I want the background of the whole row to change to Red.

e.g. Cell H4 contains the word no. I then change this so that it says "yes". I want the background of row 4 to go red. so A4, b4, c4, d4, e4, h4 all go red.

With the type of conditional formatting i normally do i can only get cell H4 to go Red by putting cell value = yes as the condition. I cant for the life of me think of a formula or way round of doing this.

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I want to have Excel highlight one or two numbers/cells in one column based on the value in another cell. I am attempting to do this using Conditional Formatting.

For example, if X1 is BETWEEN A2 and A3, I want to highlight A2 AND A3. I have used various AND and IF functions to achieve this goal.

Also, if X1 is EQUAL to A2, I want A2 to be highlighted. This is easy to do with a simple formula.

But my problem is this: if X1 is equal to A2, I want ONLY A2 highlighted. If X1 is between A2 and A3, I want BOTH A2 and A3 highlighted. I cannot figure out how to achieve both. For example, when X1 = A3, A2 AND A3 are being highlighted, instead of just A3. I would prefer to do this without a macro, if possible. Can this be done?

Example formulas I have tried which easily achieve the highlighting of two cells when the value is between them:

Condition 1=IF(AND($I$35>I8,$I$35<I7),1," ")+IF($I$35<>I7,1," ")
Condition 2=IF(AND($I$35<I6,$I$35>I8),1," ")+IF($I$35<>I7,1," ")

It appears that the +IF, etc. functions are not doing anything.

This is more complicated by the fact that the value of, in the above example, I35 is based on a value from another sheet (I used a function to transfer a value from one sheet to I35 in the other sheet). As data are entered on Sheet1, the value in I35 in Sheet2 changes.

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Selected the Range
From Conditional Formatting menu selected Manage rules
Selected new rule then Use formula to determine which cells to format
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BUT nothing is happening. What am I doing wrong.

BTW the Values in Column are Complete,Development, Not Started Research, QA/UAT. If I can conditionally format based on these selections that would be even better.

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Dec 2, 2013

I'm having to successfully add three conditional formatting rules, and associated cell interior colour formats if any of the rules are met.

Each time I run my macro, I want to refresh every cell, within a defined range within a Col P, with these rules.

So far, I can add the three rules to each cell, but when I try and add the format colour - for when a rule is met - I keep getting a 'Subscript out of range error'.

(As an aside, is my For / Next loop approach the best one to take to add the formatting to each cell, or can it be written much simpler?)

Here's my script:

Dim Col_P As Range
Dim Cell_in_ColP As Long
'Set up range of cells to add conditional formatting rules to
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[Code] ......

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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
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I have a column of numbers and times (mins and secs) and what would like to do is set a conditional format so that the cell turns a colour when the number of any cell is within the highest 20% and the other column turns a different colour when the time is within the lowest 20%.

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It seems as if the formula adjusted itself when I inserted the new column; however, its not working.

MS Working
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MS NOT Working
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Image attached : Capture.JPG

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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.

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