# Conditional Number Format Based On The Value Of A Specific Cell

May 9, 2009

I have a large spreadsheet which includes many rows whose number format needs to change depending on the value of a specific cell.

So for example:

If cell B20 has value "A", cells Q20:AG20 should display as 1,234
If cell B20 has value "B", cells Q20:AG20 should display as 5.6%
If cell B20 has value "C", cells Q20:AG20 should display as 7.89
Etc...

As conditional formatting does not seem to include a number format option I've worked out that I need some sort of macro to change these settings for me, either automatically whenever the value of B20 changes or, more likely, when I manually choose to run the macro.

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## Conditional Format X Number Of Cells Based On A Single Cell?

May 4, 2014

I am looking for a method to conditionally format a variable number of cells below a single cell into which data is entered.

For example ABC = 6, DEF = 12. Therefore, if I enter ABC into D1 then D1:D6 should be conditionally formatted.

## Conditional Format Based On Formula Result Being A Whole Number

Dec 6, 2012

I'm looking to conditional format a cell/cells based on whether a formula result returns a whole number or not.

I don't want to include the formula in the sheet itself, just have that as the formula in the condition.

The formula will be along the lines of:

=IF(SUM(BB10/BA10)"a whole number",TRUE,FALSE)

My problem is, is that I don't know who to refer to "a whole number" in Excel formula language.

## Conditional Formatting Based On Another Cell Conditional Format

Mar 20, 2013

Is 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???

## Conditional Format Based On Cell Value - VBA

Jan 17, 2014

With the click of a toolbar button, I've got my vba inserting a new tab, renaming it, inserting headers and now working on the code to insert all the formulas needed in 12 columns to copy down as far as there is data.

The 4th column D is the hardest. Currently, I'm using manual "Conditional Formatting" to colorize the cells in Col D but need the VBA to place that "Conditional Formatting" code into the sheet so that when the sheet is created, it will hold the conditional formatting feature.

Specifically, the formulas I'm using in the Conditional format wizard are:

Formula: =\$B2\$D2 then turn the cell red Applies to: =\$D\$2:D

Copy down (in other words, the colorizing should work all the way down Column D as long as there is data in Col D.

## Conditional Format Row Based On Cell Value - VBA

Jul 23, 2014

How to write a VBA that will, if the value of a cell in column "U" is TRUE, that row's FONT (for the row the TRUE cell is in) will turn red.

## Conditional Format Cell Based On Value Of Another

Feb 19, 2007

I'm afraid as its a multiple conditional format and thus needs coding. At the moment I'm using the following

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
' Conditional Formatting for more than 3 conditions
Dim rng As Range
' Target is a range::therefore,it can be more than one cell
' For example,,someone could delete the contents of a range,
' or someone could enter an array..
Set rng = Intersect(Target, Range("E27:E34,G27:G34,I27:I34,K27:K34,M27:M34,O27:O34,Q27:Q34,S27:S34,U27:U34,W27:W34,Y27:Y34,AA27:AA34"))

If rng Is Nothing Then
Exit Sub
Else.....................

This works very nicely, so that for example if I type the number 10 into cell M33, that cells fill colour becomes black (and the text turns white). Alas I would now also like to extend the fill and text colour to the cell one to the left too. To take this example I would type 10 into cell M33 and cells L33 and M33 would both be filled black and their text would be white. I'm not sure if this requires a change to the code, or if its possible to just have a formula or something which copies the fomatting of one cell into another

## Conditional Format - Highlight Cell Based On The Value Of Another?

Jul 24, 2013

Looking to use conditional formatting to highlight a cell based on the value of another.

I.E. Highlight Cell B2 if Cell A3 is 4 or greater.

## Conditional Formatting Based Upon Format Of Another Cell?

Mar 25, 2010

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?

## Conditional Format One Cell Based On A Date?

Jan 18, 2013

I have two cells. both formatted to contain dates.

cell a1 will have a date in it. cell a2 will have a date calculated to be cell a1 + 42 days.

now, when cell a2 reaches a date that is greater than cell a1 + 42 i want cell a2 to be formatted as fill red.

so, i have tried a conditional format as =a1+42 >=TODAY() but it always highlights as red even if the value in cell a2 is less than cell a1+42.

## Conditional Format Entire Row Based On One Cell

Mar 13, 2013

I want to highlight an entire row based on the contents of of a particular cell. For instance, if c4 contains data, highlight the entire row 4. If c5 is blank, do not highlight the entire row 5...and on and on...

## CONDITIONAL FORMATTING TO VBA. Row Format Based On Cell Value

Apr 19, 2008

I 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?

## Conditional Format Cell Based On AND/OR Condition Of Another

Feb 8, 2008

i m trying to format a cell so that it colours in red when a specific text is chosen in another cell, ive tried conditional formatting but I cannot get it to work. e.g column A has a drop down list, if GB or IEN is chosen in that cell then cell in column K will become red. (as if these two are chosen then they have to input a number into column K). Once they have inputted the number into column K i want it to go back to its original format. Or if they dont select GB or IEN then it would stay in its original format aswell.

## Entering Specific Text Into Cell Based On Its Format

Apr 13, 2013

I'm trying to make a schedule for some of my employees (300 to be exact) and I was trying to work out a way of speeding things up a bit. I've made plenty of pretty complex equations for working with the task but the solution for what I would like to do now alludes me.

Here's the challenge: I have a sheet where I would like to insert employees within row 4 and then have their shifts shown visually in the column below that, and have the hours they work put into a merged cell (or something similar), like what can be seen in the blue cell under "Employee 1" (C6). What I would like to do is just have something like a VBA detect that a series of cells is merged (red cells) and insert the corresponding time, located within B5:B33, into that cell (with same format as the blue cell). Also, above the employee's name I could put a button to run something like a macro to run the program for the corresponding employee directly under that button.

Essentially I want to merge a series of cells, hit a button, and have excel locate and input the correct times within that merged cell.

## Automatically Format Range Based On Specific Cell

Aug 19, 2008

I am looking for VB code that will format a range of cells from a number format to a percentage format based on a reference cell. The reference cell is a drop down created from a list validation.

For example: If the reference cell (cell A1) =1 then cell range B2:C4 would be a number format. If A1 = 2 then cell range B2:C4 would be a percentage format.

I have searched for hours trying to find a relevant thread; I know they are out there, maybe I just wasn't typing in the correct search words.

## Conditional Format To Highlight Cell Based On Corresponding Date

Jul 24, 2013

Not very good at this but I have the basic sheet attached. All I want is a way to highlight the first cell when the date is within 30 days of the "Due date".

Calibration Record-example.xls

## Using Conditional Formatting To Format Range Based On One Cell

May 20, 2009

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.

## Using 'IF' With Conditional Format (change Cell Color Based On The 'P' Or 'F')

Apr 28, 2009

My cell has a 'P' or an 'F' plus some additional text. I'm trying to change cell color based on the 'P' or 'F' but I can't get it to recognize the letters.
Samples of what I've tried:
=IF(LEFT(L23,1)=P)
=IF(MID(L23,1,1)=P)
etc.

I can 'FIND' the 'P' or 'F' but there may be a P or F else where in the cell so the color may come up incorrect. I'm trying to get it to just look at the first character in the cell. Can the 'IF' be used with CFs?

## Conditional Format Entire Column Based On One Cell Not Having A Value

Nov 22, 2013

I need to make an entire column formatless if the cell in row 3 contains no text. I want the whole column to just appear like a normal formatless column, but if there is text in the row 3 cell, I want it to be the way I have it formatted right now.

## Conditional Format Based On A Text Range Within A Cell

Nov 11, 2009

conditional format formula that is based on a text range within a cell. In my case, I would like to compare the low and high range when inputted as a number followed by the quotation marks followed by space then hyphen, space then number and ending in quotation marks. The quotation mark is being used to represent inches.

Like this in cell D14: 0.2” - 2.2”

I am using the following condition format formula which works for the strict case above.

HTML =OR(D16<LEFT(\$D\$14,3)+0,D16>MID(\$D\$14,8,3)+0)
However, there will be times when users using this spreadsheet may leave out the spaces on either side of the hyphen, or add more than one space between the number and hyphen. Also if additional digits are added, my formula above does not include all the digits in the results. I prefer to leave the quotation marks in...........

## Conditional Format Cell Based On Data From Another Cell

Nov 11, 2012

Can I conditions format a cell based on data from another cell?

## Conditional Format Color Of Cell Based On Values In Range Of Cells?

Oct 24, 2013

I would like to format the color of cell A1 on Sheet 1 based on true or false values from cell range A1:A10 on sheet 2. For instance:

1. If all cells on sheet 2 in range A1:A10 were false then cell A1 on sheet 1 would be red.

2. If some cells on sheet 2 in the range A1:A10 were false and some were true then cell A1 on sheet 1 would be yellow.

3. If all cells on sheet 2 in range A1:A10 were true then cell A1 on sheet 1 would be green.

## Conditional Rank Based On Whether A Criteria Cell Includes A Specific Text String

May 8, 2009

I'm racking my brains as to how I can structure a formula to conditionally rank a value in an array against only those values in the array whose corresponding criteria cell includes a specific letter.

So for example I have a list of 12 values, say 126; 239; 0; 171; 162; 157; 130; 199; 122; 153; 0; 15.
Each of those values corresponds to a heading, say: CDE; DFE; FGE; DFE; ERD; DEA; BDF; DFB; CDE; CEF; CAB; FAB. As you will note some of the headings may or may not be the same and may or may not include the same letters in different orders.

How can I write a formula that ranks in ascending order a given value drawn from the above list (which will be in another cell but which in this case is, let's say, the first value: 126) only against those values whose heading includes a specific character, for example the character C (the character in question will vary and be defined in a specific cell).

As an added complication I need the ranking calculation to exclude any zero values. So in the above example what the formula needs to do is rank the value 126 against a sub-set of the whole array comprising only the values 126; 122; 153; 0.

The answer I need is 2 because, discounting the zero value, 126 is the second highest value.

## VBA Conditional Format Range Of Cells Based Upon Criteria In One Cell / Repeat For All Rows

Apr 3, 2014

Code is trying to

1. Where there is data in column B
2. Goto first row of data
2. If column J = "Closed"
3. then select Cells from column B to J in that row and colour these cells in red
4. If column J= "Open"
5. the select Celss from column B to J in that row and colour these cells in grey
4. Repeat for next row until you get to cell in column B where there is no data.

Recieve run time error 1004: Method 'RAnge of object_GLobal failed

===============================================================
Sub Colourclosed()
Sheets("Risks").Select
Dim LastRow As Long
Dim i As Long
LastRow = Range("B" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
For i = 8 To LastRow
If Range("J" & i).Value = "Closed" Then Range("B", "J" & i).Select
Selection.Interior.ColorIndex = 3

[code].....

Note: I've managed to do it for one cell ie for Column B by replacing "If Range("J" & i).Value = "Closed" Then Range("B", "J" & i).Select with "If Range("J" & i).Value = "Closed" Then Range("B" & i).Select" This works but only colours in cell in column B, how do i do this so it colours range of cells

## Format Cell Number Based On Value

Feb 19, 2008

I need to evaluate some offers and for the management I need to follow some strict rules like:

1. € 1.000.000 instead of €1000000. But that's not the problem
2. to use maximum 3 digits... Example: 10,2 or 6.12

I tried with an if function and then round, but I think that's not right way. If number < 10, then round with 2 decimal places else, round with 1 decimal place

## Format Number To Text With Specific Format

Sep 14, 2007

I'll get straight to the point: How can I change this text format from 474556788 to 0-47455678-8 (dash added after 0 and before the last number). I need to apply this to around 5000 rows (can't do that manualy). I want it to be int his format:

474556788 to 047-455678-8

Tks Auto Merged Post;474556788 to 047-455678-8 (This is the wanted format)

## Change Number Format Based On Another Cell?

Sep 18, 2009

I have used this forum periodically and it has saved my bacon on numerous occasions so I know someone can help with this!

I created a workbook for staff planning and it's becoming a behemoth!

I'm wanting a range of cells within a row to change the number format to "[hh]:mm" based on a value in the 2nd column of that row. I have played about with a few things and can't seem to get it to work. What I have so far is this:

## Evaluate Cell Based On Number Format VBA

Nov 2, 2011

I'm trying to insert a random number into the unprotected cells on a worksheet depending on the type of number formatting in the cell. There are 4 basic cases:

Number formatted as percentNumber Formated general with no decimal placesNumber formatted general with two decimal placesNumber formatted in thousands

The code below only contains three criteria, I was trying to get that to work first....Based on this criteria I want to insert a random number of an appropriate size. Please find the vba below.

Sum randomnbr()
Dim F as String

For Each c In ActiveSheet.Range("A1:AK2500")
F = c.numberformat
If c.Locked = False And IsNumeric(c.Value) = True And c.EntireRow.Hidden = False And c.EntireColumn.Hidden = False Then
If F Like "*#,##0*" Then
c.Value = Round(Rnd, 0) * 1000000
If F Like "*%*" Then
c.Value = Round(Rnd, 2)
Else: c.Value = Round(Rnd, 2) * 1000
End If
End Sub

## Cell Number Format Based On Another Cells Value

Oct 21, 2007

If Cell A1 in my spreadsheet is 1, then cell A2 should appear formatted as a percentage. So if a user enters 9000 into cell A2, it should appear as 9000%. If Cell A1 in my spreadsheet is 2, then cell A2 should appear as a comma-formatted whole number. So if a user enters 9000 into cell A2, it should appear as 9,000. Conditional formatting doesn't appear to let me do this.

## Conditionally Change Number Format Based On Another Cell's Value

Dec 1, 2009

Format the number in Column AL to '[hh]:mm' when Column C's value is ="P/T", otherwise format to 'General'

Column C's value is referenced from another sheet in the same workbook via a VLOOKUP function.

Column AL's value is based on an IF formula which goes like this:
=IF(\$C4="F/T",SUM(\$AJ4)+(\$AK4/2),SUM(\$D4:\$AH4))

Basically the above formula asks if Column C's value is F/T then count (because if F/T then the corresponding values in that row are whole numbers). If not, then SUM (because if P/T the corresponding values in that row are set to [hh]:mm format).

I have another sheet in the same workbook which has code (quoted below) which does something similar but I don't understand it enough to get it doing what I want for the sheet in question.

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