Formatting Cell Color To Specific Text
I need to be able to assign colors to cells depending on what text is inputted.
If a name start with letters between:
A - Cald (I want the cell to be Yellow)
Call - Eg (I want the cell to be Black)
Ek - Hall (I want the cell to be Red)
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