# Conditional Formatting Cannot Keep Original Colour?

May 26, 2014

I am having problems with conditional formatting,on sheet1 ,if column "n" is yes then it is coloured red,when I search database say f124 I would like all records for f124 to appear and keep column "n" red or even better the whole row red,it seems just to locate all records with "n" =no and all orange /brown colour

## Conditional Formatting With Colour

Jul 17, 2009

Im trying to create a stock database based on a colour traffic light system. I have 2 set columns, the first is 'recommended stock' the second is 'actual stock'

When you paste in your requirements into the 3rd column it subtracts it from the acutal stock which tells you how much your recommended stock is short by.

What ive got as well is any stock above 1+ shows up in green (this needs changing - see below), anything below 0 shows up in red. What im struggling with is i want a rule that reads the recommended stock level, then flags it up yellow when the actual stock levels drop to 10% of full stock.

how to use the conditional formatting if that is the way.

## Conditional Formatting - No Data No Colour

Nov 4, 2008

On this particular formula but my colleagues have informed me that they require cells with no dates in to have no colour fill. Firstly, I have searched and tried myself with no success on stopping the below formulas from filling empty cells with red, they are as below;

Code below for 11 months after entered date:

## Conditional Formatting - Colour A Whole Row Of Data

Jun 8, 2009

I am trying to colour a whole row of data (in columns A through to AA) based on the numeric entry in column AB. The numeric entry is either 1, 2 or 3. I reckoned I needed to use the IF function, but as writing formula is not my strong point I am struggling to enter the correct data! The first row of data I wish to use is 3. I have tried the following but to no avail: =IF(\$AB3,1). =IF(\$AB3=1). =IF(\$AB3="1").

## Conditional Formatting: Change Colour

Feb 16, 2010

In cell A1 I have revenue projected & B1 I have actual revenue if the date in B1 is less than the date in A1, I would like B1 to change colour.

## Conditional Formatting To Colour Cells

Nov 7, 2008

I'm designing a holiday chart in work, and am using conditional formatting to colour cells. The problem is I have more than 3 conditions. Consequently I need to use a macro.

## Conditional Formatting: Change The Colour..

Oct 18, 2007

I want to say when CS2= same value as CS2 on the client options sheet (on the row specified in I2 sheet 1) change the colour.

How should this be tweaked to do that? I'm not getting it!

## Conditional Formatting: Set The Colour Of A Cell

Jul 11, 2006

I am using conditional formatting to set the colour of a cell. I now want to change the colour of the adjoing cell to the same as the conditional format cell. CF doesn't have this as an option

## Cell To Meet Same Colour As Another / Conditional Formatting

May 20, 2014

I need a formula which will, alike conditional formatting, change the colour of a cell based on date or another cell.

For Example, If I was to enter a value of today's date it would be green up to a 3 month period, after 3 months it turns to amber and after 6 months red.

I can do it with conditional formatting on the date function when converted to days (see attached). Is there any way I can make the date updated column automatically match the date difference colour with a formula?

Prices and Costs - Carbon Steel.xlsx

## Change Colour In A Cell - Conditional Formatting

Dec 4, 2008

I want to change the colour in a cell depending on the sum of two other cells.
ie
A3=1,B3=1
A4=2,B4=1
A5=1,B5=0
A6=2,B6=4

So i want if
A3+B3>2 THEN C3 TO HAVE GREEN COLOUR
A4+B4>2 THEN C4 TO HAVE GREEN COLOUR
A5+B5>2 THEN C5 TO HAVE GREEN COLOUR
A6+B6>2 THEN C6 TO HAVE GREEN COLOUR

SO IN THE END ONLY C4 AND C6 WILL HAVE GREEN COLOUR.

Is there any formula to do so with conditional formatting?

## Conditional Formatting And Change Its Background Colour

Jun 30, 2009

I'm trying to set a conditional formatting to do the following:

If A1 is greater than 1, A2 will change its background colour to green. So the format needs to be in A2.

Basically in A1 is a page number that we have reconciled our bank statement to (labelled as "64" or "65" and so on), A2 has the end of statement amount.

Every month end we do a bank rec, the green cell is a marker to show what point we reconciled up to previous month.

## Conditional Formatting To Change Colour Of Rows

Aug 13, 2009

I want to use conditional formatting to change the colour of the entire row when the date on A1 is any date in September (01/09/09 to 30/09/09).

## Conditional Formatting: Change The Cell Colour

Aug 21, 2008

I am trying to setup a monthly calendar.
What I want to do is have it so that if you type "apples I want some", the cell changes colour to green, and also the apples doesnt appear in the cell. So when you press enter, all you will see is a green cell that says "I want some"

I was wondering if there was a way in VB within the worksheet to make this happen?

## Colour Alternate Lines With Conditional Formatting

Jul 28, 2006

change the colours of alternate rows in order to make reading line by line easier. I know that I have used this before as a Conditional action ie:- if(mod...... etc

As always, the program I used it in has 'disappeared' so I can't check back with that.

## Conditional Formatting Query: Changes Colour When Certain Text Is Entered

Sep 10, 2009

I have a column of cells that changes colour when certain text is entered into them, ie "TIME" will make the fill colour brown. However, when other text is entered into the cell alongside "TIME", the conditional formatting doesn't change the colour of the cell. How do i get around this so it picks up on the "TIME" text even when other text exists alongside it?

## Conditional Formatting Not Changing Font Colour As Required

Oct 3, 2009

If a cell cntent includes a symbol [as an arrow, for instance] beside the text,the font colour does not change as required when the condition is met.

## Conditional Formatting - One Cell Green Rest No Colour?

Jan 31, 2013

I have five columns D3 to H3 all with different amounts/currency value. I'm looking to get a formula or use conditional formatting to scan those five cells and highlight one of them green when Excel has determined which one is the cheapest out of the five.

## Use Conditional Formatting If 360 Cells Automatically Changing Colour Red

Sep 10, 2013

I have figure A1 column which total amount accounting at cells A31. I need figure 360 as a benchmark calculation perfectly been done. In this calculation 360 well off inside cells A18 although actual number is 363. If we use Conditional Formatting when had enough total in cells the achieve 360, cells colour will be transformed to red. What formula which need I used to change no matter cells on A1 to A30 if sufficient study 360 automatically cells changing colour to red

## Conditional Formatting Colour Change Based On Dates?

Jan 8, 2012

I have a simple due date spread sheet for tasks that need completing at work. I am able to make the 'Due date' cell turn red when it is equal to or less than todays date, using conditional formatting. No problem.

I also have a 'Date closed' cell which is populated with a date when the task is complete.

What I am struggling to do however is change the red 'Due Date' cell to Grey once the 'Date Closed' cell is populated with a date. In fact I would like the whole row to be greyed out once the 'Date Closed' cell is populated.

I also have an 'Open / Closed' cell, which tells me if a task is open or closed, being chosen from a drop down I installed. Could this be used as an alternative to the 'Date Closed' cell. ie If someone selects 'Closed' in cell A4 the whole A row goes grey.

## Live Conditional Formatting - Update Figure And Colour

Apr 27, 2012

I am tracking figures over four weeks with a target of 4 sales per week. I have formatted the cells to light up - Green for 4 sales or more, Amber for 3, Red for 2 or less. I have set a monthly column up at the end of the table and want it to update the figure and colour that each member of my team is currently on. I can get it to change colour for the full 4 weeks worth of figure but want the montly column to be live and not cumulative. For example after 2 weeks if the total sales a member had achieved was 9, I would want the cell to be green. If after 3 weeks they had still only achieved 9 I would want the cell to change to amber once the 3rd weeks '0' figure had been added.

## Count Cell In Colour Background (Set By Conditional Formatting)

Mar 25, 2013

I have been assigned a task to create one table by counting how many cells are in red, yellow, blue, white colour.

red: indicate the certificate which will expired within one month

Yellow: indicate certificate which will expired within 2 to 3 month

blue: indicate certificate which expired

white (without any colour): indicate certificate that will expired in the future which more than 3 month

The table shall consist of "non-expired cert" - red and yellow; expired cert and total cert.

## Colour Rows Based On List Colours (No Conditional Formatting)

Oct 3, 2012

As far as I can tell Conditional Formatting will not work for this problem.

What I need now is some code to colour the rows in the data sheet ("Standards_Data"), so some other code (which is working fine) can then colour data points on a multiple graphs (which will be on the "Graphs" sheet). I've played around with as much code as I can find but nothing has the flexibility that I need or doesn't seem to work at all.

The idea is that users can adjust the colours using the Column A on the "Graphs" sheet to best highlight certain things. Also this list could then be edited as old Standard ID's become redundant and new ones come on line.

So in a nutshell: Colour rows in "Standard_Data" based on value of Standard ID (Column 4) according to the corresponding colour found in the list in the "Graphs" sheet.

I've attached a trimmed down version of the workbook.

## Colour Fill Cell Range In (Conditional Formatting XL2007)

Oct 27, 2007

way to highlight selected cells if one of the selected cells equals a certain value eg

A B C D E
1 X X X Y X
2 X X X X X
3 X X X Y X

I select cells A1-E3 and if column D = "Y" then colour fill the row from A to E

## Conditional Formatting To Change Colour Of Cells Dependent On Text Within Them

Sep 8, 2013

How to colour cells depending on text in other cells, for example,

I would like cells D26:AA26 to turn light red if the letters 'FSM' are in cell 'E26' even if other text appears in it, eg 'SA+/FSM'
I have been playing about with conditional formatting but can seem to solve the mixed text issue?

I have included an example below,

Do you use a "*FSM*" around the formula?

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## Conditional Formatting To Colour One Cell Based On Text From Range Of Cells?

Oct 22, 2013

what i would like to do is change the fill colour of D68 if the word Air appears with in D5:D65?

## Excel 2003 :: Conditional Formatting Not Working And Cannot Change Colour Of A Cell Or Writing?

Sep 23, 2013

Excel 2003

On one of our computers at work, Excel is acting especially strange. The conditional formatting in Excel on one of our computers is not working. In addition, we cannot fill a cell with any color or change the color of the writing. We can click a color for the letters and type it in, but immediately after another cell is highlighted, the writing goes black again. When we try to highlight multiple cells with the cursor, the cells are black instead of the normal color. This happens to not just spreadsheets that are new, but existing spreadsheets on our shared drive from only this one computer as well. No other computers are affected this way. All other computers show the spreadsheets fine and do not have any functionality issues.

## Highlight Entire Row When Cell Selected Without Losing Original Formats And Color Of Original Row

Sep 5, 2012

The problem is when I highlight a row with some color the original color of the row is gone, so I tried this code, and again, it's removing the original format and color for the row This is the code from McGimpsey & Associates : Excel : Highlight row with background colors

Code:
PrivateSub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Excel.Range)
Const cnNUMCOLS AsLong=256
Const cnHIGHLIGHTCOLOR AsLong=36'default lt. yellow
Static rOld As Range
Static nColorIndices(1To cnNUMCOLS)AsLong
Dim i AsLong
IfNot rOld IsNothingThen'Restore color indices

[code].....

How can I retain the range's historical color so that when I deselect the row it reverts properly?

## Consitional Formatting/ Cell Colour

May 20, 2009

I have an excell problem. I would like to use conditional formating.

However I need to compare four cells for example:

If Cell A1 = Cell A2 and Cell A4 = Cell A5 Then

Colour Cell A5

## Formatting Part Of A Cell (colour)

May 13, 2012

I have a range where there text is listed like this

A........B........C
= Blue
+ Green
= Orange

This is the text to search for - and the colours I would like the text to be.

Is it possible to search (D5...D17) for these and set just those characters to the required colours. So that....

10 If Point 0|123 4.5000 then GOTO 50

would become

10 If Point 0|123 4.5000 then GOTO 50

## More Than Three Colour Conditions In Conditional Format

Apr 15, 2009

We have 6 words we need to add to a sheet, each cell needs to be a different colour on the basis of the word.

I was hoping to use CF as the sheet needs to be locked against people editng cells and the like.

My question is, could a conditional format say if "service" colour blue, if "parc" colour green.

If this is possible this would allow me to use 6 different colours.