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Is it possible to have a If statement based on the cells text color.


If(color of A2=RED,1,2)

So if Apple text was colored red the result woud be 1
If the Apple text was black the result would be 2


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Two part question:

1. How do I structure an IF statement based on a specific cell color (e.g. if a cell is yellow, then perform function x)

2. How do I know what color is what? Is there a pantone reference? A color "name" that excel uses?

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Tue 02/11/2014
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