Use Conditional Formatting To Turn Cell Red If Any Cells Above Are Blank
I have a formula in A56 that adds cells A1:A54. I want to use conditional formatting to highlight A56 if any of the cells in A1:A54 are blank. I am unsure how to do this.
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