VBA Formatting Cells With More Than 3 Conditions

Aug 13, 2006

I have a spreadsheet which I need more than 3 conditions to the formatting - is there anyway of doing this in VBA!!! Its for a holiday chart that i'm doing - some of the items they can enter into one cell is: B (Bank Holiday) / 1 (1 days holiday) / TR ( Training day) / SL (Study Leave) / 0.5 (half day hols) and more.

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I am trying to fill a cell green if the current value > avg value and in red if < than avg value. I have tried to use conditional formatting but I cannot see where i can add additional rules. In any case here is what I am trying to do:

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The cell containing the number 42 is filled in green. If the figure was less than 7 it would have been red.

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Jan 23, 2010

I'm using Excel 2000 which has a limit of three conditions, I have 6. If you could just get me started, I still don't understand VBA enough to do this.

In cell A1, the color is set to red. I want A1 to turn green when all 6 conditions are met:

1. Cell B1 has a valid value from its pull down list, no other value, and not empty.
2. Cell B2 has an integer, no decimal places allowed, and not empty.
3. Cell B3 has a valid value from its pull down list, no other value, and not empty
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I am guessing VBA can help but am a complete novice so could use some handholding on what to do.

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Do I need to use Formula instead? and tips on how this could be written would be great as well.

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The conditions I require are:
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Text: B or B- Colour: Sea Green
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Jan 26, 2007

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Basically Y-X.
Case <30 red row
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121+ nothing.

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conditional formatting with multiple criteria needs. I don't even know if it is possible but thought it just may be possible using VBA or some formula in conditional formatting. Please take a look at the sheet and let me know if it makes sense or if you need any further info.

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I am trying to do some conditional formatting to highlight rows based on several conditions, I don't know if this is possible, but these are the criteria:

10/1/2013 11:14:15

10/1/2013 11:14:20


I want to highlight a row if:

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- the first symbol column is the same

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So if done properly the logic would highlight the first and third rows, but would highlight none if none of the values in column two match my list.

I think the test criteria would go something like this, however I know that there are problems with my row references.


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The code below turns numbers and dates on my worksheets(1) to text priorities on my worksheets(3), I now need to color the cell backgrounds of the results on worksheets(3). With formulas I know I can conditional format up to 3 colors (or 4 utilising the background) but I am after 6. I also know that you will look at my code and laugh as I should have done the color coding with the initial commands, but I struggled with it for 2 days and simply couldn't get it to work.

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I have a cell that I want changed to green (red 133 Green 180 Blue 0) if a line is considered active. As conditional formatting only allows 3 arguments, I need to perhaps code it?

Along the columns are cells that can change a row to active or inactive.
Here are my arguments.

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If B5>1 & G5>1 .. row = inactive
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If at any time L5>1 & M5="" .. row = inactive .. OR
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If H5>1, M5>1, R5>1, T5>1 & AH5="", AJ5="", AL5="" .. row = active

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Jan 23, 2009

I have a lot of data (regarding graffiti) in a table and all my formulas work well. But, because I sometimes make an error in two columns of data I sometimes get results that do not balance. I want to put in a conditional format (?Is there a better way?) that will highlight the error as I enter the data. Can you help please?

Using Excel 2003 (sp3) and no add ons. There are lots of identical rows, 5:400, making up a table. I will use row 10 as an example.

In column M there is a formula which may or may not give a visible result. (It's a measure of the number of days taken to clean the graffiti and will only hold a result if the job has been finished.) The result for "M10" will be a number between 0 and 5 90% of the time, but may creep up to 30. It may also leave the cell looking blank although the formula itself is still lurking out of sight.

A matching row of cells, O10:T10, have no formulas in them. I must manually enter a "w" or an "a" into ONE of these columns, depending on the graffiti location (Worthing or Adur) and property ownership (Columns for residential, commercial, council etc.)

So now the errors I need to flag up as I enter data are to ensure that M and O:T balance. There should always be a result in M if there is an entry somewhere in O:T and if there is an entry in M there must be an entry somewhere in O:T.

Sometimes I mistakenly put an entry in O:T even if there was no result in M. Sometimes there is a result in M and I fail to put an entry in O:T. I need to be alerted as this happens, if possible. It will save hours of trying to track down my data entry errors.

BUT, there is already one conditional format already in M. It highlights the cell if it goes over 5 days for cleaning. =ISNUMBER(M10)*(M10>5).

If you can help, thank you very much. I thank you, my wife thanks you for me not doing overtime trying to track down my errors, my boss's thank you for making me more efficient and other forum readers may thank you for helping them to improve their sheets.

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