# Conditional Formatting To Show When Two Or More Dates In A Row Of Cells Are The Same

Dec 12, 2008

I want to use conditional formatting to show when to or more dates in a row of cells are the same.

i.e. A B C D E
16 Dec 29 Jun 16 Dec 20 Apr 15 Dec Etc

How do i do it anyone so that it automaticaly changes as the dates change when new data is added?

## Conditional Formatting: Dates Show When On Holiday

Nov 4, 2008

I am creating a register and have got a worksheet with everyone name and dates across the top, the dates are automatically created by entering one date, the dates are weekly. But i want to show when we are on holiday, could i do this by using conditional formatting and if yes, how and if no how else can i do this.

## Using Conditional Formatting - Cells Show In Red If The Time Is After 16:30 But Before 07:30?

Feb 3, 2014

How to use conditional formatting to show a certain criteria. I need to know if an event happens between 07:30 and 16:30, I can work this out so that the cells show in green. I cannot solve the problem of formatting in red if the time is after 16:30 but before 07:30.

=IF(\$E3>=\$P\$3,IF(\$E3<\$Q\$3,TRUE,FALSE))

P3 = 07:30 and Q3 = 16:30

## Conditional Formatting Cells To Show No Format If Cell Contains A Date

May 3, 2014

How can I condition format a cell to show no format if the cell contains a date

## Using Conditional Formatting To Highlight Cells Based On Approaching Dates

May 25, 2013

I have a sheet where i need to highlight cells C3:C140 based on approaching dates. The cells C3:C140 contain dates generated from another file and would be random approaching dates.

The conditions are

1) Approaching Weekends (Sat and Sun) = always turn red
2) 3 days after today = orange
3) 2 days after today = dark orange
4) Other days = light orange

## Conditional Formatting: Show If A Formula Has Been Overwritten

Apr 1, 2009

There is a clever piece of conditional formatting designed to show if a formula has been overwritten. It works by creating a range called (say) CellHasFormula and then entering =GET.CELLl(48,Indirect("rc",false)) in the reference box. In the cell you wish to conditionally format you enter =CellHasFormula. If the formula in that cell is overwritten, then the conditional formatting is displayed.

## Conditional Formatting To Show Potential Winner?

Mar 20, 2014

Cell A4 will show the potential winner as a conditional format to highlight in greeen

Cells E4, E11, E18, E25 and E32 will show numericals scores

I want A4 as a conditional formatting to highlight only if E4 is lower than the other cells mentioned.

## Conditional Formatting To Show Deadlines On Project?

Jun 4, 2014

how best to show deadlines on a project timeline. I have a column for both the expected end date and the actual completion date of each task. For the expected completion column, I've formatted it to show the cells as green when there are 5+ days remaining, yellow when there are less than or equal to 5 days remaining, and red once the deadline passes. The formulas I used for each were:

Green: =C3>(TODAY()+5)
Yellow: =(C3-5)>=TODAY()
Red: =C3

## Conditional Formatting With Dates?

Apr 18, 2014

I am trying to do conditional formatting to make a cell say something for 3 different scenarios. If K6 > G6, then I need M6 to say "Early." If K6 < G6, then I need M6 to say "Late." If K6 = G6, then I need M6 to say "On Time."

## Conditional Formatting With Dates

Feb 15, 2014

In my attached file,

In Column Q, Please drive a formula that shows.... after 7 days of column (M)reminder III these words must appear '' File Pending'' in 'COLUMN Q' and at the same, Indicator column (O) will also become RED.

Test.xlsx‎

## Dates And Conditional Formatting.

Oct 3, 2008

The scenario. Column A has a set (due) date all of the same. Column B is where review dates are typed in. Column C is where the status is, Due = still as yet to be done, but still yet to pass the Due date with no date in Column B (formatted yellow with the text "Due"). Complete = for when a date has been entered in Column B (formatted green with the text "Complete"). Urgent = the review date has passed and with no date in Column B (formatted red with the text "Urgent"). I have tried by editing previous similar formulas but to no avail

## Conditional Formatting Dates, Nth Value

Oct 24, 2008

In A1 Downwards i have a list of dates for an entire year
I have highlighted these cells and wish to conditional format them.
I want every 3rd date from a specific date say in cell b1 to be highlighted up and down within the selected area. For example

____A _________________B
1 1/1/08 ____________ 5/1/08
2 2/1/08
3 3/1/08
4 4/1/08
5 5/1/08
6 6/1/08
7 7/1/08
8 8/1/08
9 9/1/08

Is there also a conditional format formula that i can use to highlight b1's day every month.
in this example highlight the 5th of every month again going up and down within the selected dates.

## Conditional Formatting - Using Dates

May 28, 2009

Im trying to get conditional formatting to look at a completion date in cell A5 and getting cell D5 to change colour depending on the length of time to cell A5. What I would like is for D5 to change to red if there is 4 months or less to the completion date in A5. D5 to change to orange if there is still 4 - 8 months from the completion date A5. D5 to change to green if there is still 8 - 12 months from the completion date A5. Hopefully the formula will also work if cell D6 is looking at completion date in A6 with the same traffic light system and so on.

## Conditional Formatting For Dates

Oct 23, 2013

date conditional formating issue

Valid to DatesConditional Formating

30.10.2013RED
2.01.2014RED
30.08.2014YELLOW
30.09.2013no formattingExpired
31.12.9999no formatting

The dates are in different format with dots in between as shown above Also with respect to date which has already expired, no formatting needed but i need a formula in the next column stating "Expired"

If valid to date is within 90 days from today- RED
If valid to date is within 365 days from today- YELLOW

## Conditional Formatting For Dates?

Mar 2, 2014

I have a sheet where K5:K26 contains names of months. I would like to conditionally format that column so that any month that is less than TODAY appears red. So, if that column has a cell value of February, the cell would appear red since we are already in March. I would guess this involves a formula using TODAY, but I can't figure it out myself.

I know how to apply conditional formatting; I just lack the proper formula.

## Conditional Formatting And Dates

Oct 23, 2008

I have a list of dates that I want to flag as red if the date passes and the task is not complete.

So I would have 2 columns

Estimated completion date & Completion date.

If the completion date cell is null AND the Estimated completion date has passed then the Estimated completion date turns red (or a red block appears in a new column if that is easier!).

## How To Add Conditional Formatting To Dates

Feb 23, 2012

I have a large spreadsheet with dates. I want blank cells to be conditionally formatted to turn red and cells with dates older than 1 year to turn yellow. I have cell C1 set up as the current date (Today()) and the others reference the other cells with dates.

## Conditional Formatting With Dates?

Nov 12, 2013

Column C has dates in... and I have formatting that turns the cells in Column G Red if the date in Column C is 14 days or more old.

my problem is that if a cell in Column C does not have a date in it, the corresponding cell in Column G still gets formatted and I want it to not turn red if there is no date in Column C.

## Conditional Formatting For Three Different Dates

Jul 11, 2014

I am trying to use conditional formatting and its not working for me.

If I put the date 1 Jan 2014 in the cell of E2 I need a conditional format that will turn the cell yellow when it is two month from being a year old, so on 1 Nov 2014 it should turn yellow. Then I need it to turn orange when it is one month away from being a year old, so Dec 1 2014 it turns orange. And then when it is over a year old it turns red, So 1 Jan 2015 the cell turns red.

The formatting I have now turns them yellow, orange, and red but at the wrong times, not sure how to fix that.

## Conditional Formatting Between Dates

Jul 7, 2008

We need to track the batteries if it is expired or not.Expiration is 3 months. once you received the battery, you need to put the date in the sheet (A1) and then the expiration will be automatically calculated in B1. another also, in B1, will change its color according to how may days left before the expiration date.

black color if the expiration is < 15 days
red color if the expiration is 45 days
white color if B1 is blank

## Conditional Formatting With Dates

Aug 7, 2007

I want to be able to format a whole row with a particluar text colour when a date is entered into column A. I have managed this no problems using conditional formatting. The problem I am having is that I need to change that row's colour again if both colomn A's date is complete and a date is also entered into colomn B.

I have tried conditional formatting without success but I have the niggling feeling that I have read this it is not possible to use this method.

## Conditional Formatting For Passing Specified Dates

Aug 24, 2009

I'm having trouble putting the correct conditional formatting on a column of dates.
Basically, in column 'A' I have a list of appointment dates. Column 'B' contains breach dates for a 10week target. And Column 'C' contains breach dates for an 18 week target. Looking something like this:......

I need to format column 'A' so that the cells will turn Amber if the appointment was after the 10 wk breach date and turn Red if it was after the 18 wk breach date.

## Conditional Formatting For Dates (x3 Criteria)

Jan 31, 2013

I'm desperately trying to work out conditional formatting for different dates.

I have =TODAY() in F3

In the remainder of column F (from F19 to F625) I have either blank cells or varying dates (dating back to 2011 and dates going forward into 2014).

I need to Red/Amber/Green the following:

Green = any dates which are 45 days or more in the future from today's date
Amber = any dates which are between +1 and +45 days in the future from today's date
Red = any dates which are today's date or a date in the past

I can get one or two of the criteria working i.e. Green and Red, but not the Amber. Is one overriding or ignoring another?

## Conditional Formatting For Expiry Dates?

Jul 30, 2013

I have a training sheet where the training could expire in either 1 2 or 3 years, i am trying to get the conditional formatting for each to change color when the training is due to expire in 6 months 3 months and 1 month also to show red when expired

## Conditional Formatting With Dates And Blanks?

Oct 2, 2013

I am currently setting up a project timeline, and at each stage i need the cell to change color depending on input. so for instance stage one happen -50 days. i work the date out need for completing and then the actual date is then put in the cell below which i want to go either

Green because it was done early or on time Amber if it has been done but was late Red if has not been done and the current date is now past the date of completion Stay Blank if it is Blank and their is still time to do it

for the green i am using a A2 <=A1
Amber i am using A2 > A1
for the red i'm using =And(A2<Today(),A1="")

the red one conditioning does not seem to be working and if their is nothing in the cell an its within the time its going green !

## Conditional Formatting Based Upon Various Dates

Oct 7, 2008

I have a spreadsheet I'm trying to make which will have various cells change color based upon the date entered compared to today's date. Here are the details of it, and what I've tried to do so far:

Various safety tickets that employees acquire have a 3 year expiry date on them. What I want to do is be able to enter in the issue date, and then have the conditional formatting color the cell that contains the date based on the following criteria:

Green = More than 6 months remaining
Yellow = Between 6 months and 30 days remaining
Red = 30 days until expiry

Black = Expired (I wanted to eventually add this one, but Excel 2003 was only allowing me to add 3 conditional formatting conditions, so I just went with the 3 colors. I'm getting Excel 2007 later today, so I might be able to add more with that)

Now here is what I have so far:

3 years = 1095 days, 2.5 years = 913 days, 2 years and 11 months = 1065 days

N3 = 913
N4 = 1065

Conditional Formatting on cell C21

Condition 1 - color Green

=\$C21+\$N\$3>=TODAY()

Condition 2 - color Red

=\$C21+\$N\$4<TODAY()

Condition 3 - color Yellow

=AND(\$C21+\$N\$3<TODAY(),\$C21+\$N\$4>TODAY())

## Conditional Formatting - Expiration Dates

Mar 23, 2007

I need to set up a conditional formatting formula to show when a certificate of approval is within 90 days of expiring and when it actually has expired.

The conditional formatting is in column A and the expiration date is in column I.

## Conditional Formatting Based On Dates

Jul 25, 2008

I am trying to use conditional formatting to color a cell based on a date. I have a date in cell "a1" as my base date (no formatting needed). I have dates in cells "a5:a10".

I need those dates (a5:a10) to change color based on the time from "a1".

Less than 1 year = no formatting.
Between 1 year and two years = yellow.
Over two years = red.

I have tried different settings / formulas in the conditional formatting option, but I can't make it work. Do I need to use visual basic to do this?

## Hide & Show Rows Based On Multiple Conditional Formatting

Aug 6, 2009

I am trying to hide/show entire rows of a range based on the conditional formatting in the row. I want all rows with at least one overdue training cell (indicated by a red cell) displayed, and rows with no overdue training hidden. The conditional formatting formulas vary greatly, but always result in a white (unchanged), yellow, or red cell. Here is a sample picture for reference:

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The CF formulas vary based mostly on two major factors: the frequency of the requirement found in Column "C" (Monthly, Quarterly, Semi-Annual, or Annual Requirement), and the personnel's arrival on site or date of departure (wheels up) found in Rows("3:4"). Each training class has two rows. The first row indicates the last time the class was completed, and the second row shows when it is due next. Both rows have to be displayed/hidden based on the second row's conditional formatting. Here is the code I am using right now: ...

## Conditional Formatting To Make Dues Dates

May 9, 2014

I look everywhere to find a formula for a conditional formatting to make dues dates.

I would like to know if it's possible to do conditional formatting to make due dates turn green and yellow 90 and 180 days before their dues dates? The reason I am asking this question, it's because the column that where dates are, they are coming from a VLOOKUP formula and it's coming from another workbook.