I would like to conditional format a range of sells which contains numbers formatted as text. I would like if the sell contains the specific number (which is formatted as text) to be formatted in red. It works for one value but I have to list 15 values for which this condition to be done.
For example: if some of the cells in the worksheet contains one of the following values: 265987,265489,235698,2356987,2356987,2356987,235569,...ets - 15 conditions - to turns red.
A2 contains the word Yes. If A1 is blank, I need to clear the text from A2. Can this be done with conditional formatting? I know I could just change the text to white, but I actually need the text cleared from A2 if A1 is empty. My boss doesn't want me to use VBA so I can't code this.
I'm trying to reverse engineer a spreadsheet (see attached) and apply the data table to my own spreadsheet. The inspiration spreadsheet (attached) utilizes a 2 variable data table and conditional formatting, where the cells are formatted based on their value in relation to a variable called "Gross". So the rules look something like this:
Cell Value Between 0 and Gross-1 Cell Value > Gross Cell Value = Gross Cell Value < 0 Graded Color Scale Minimum ="<385000" Maximum =">385000"
I assume the Gross is calculated as 25% * 350,000 = 87,500. The hard coded value of 385000 is actually incorrect, because it's based on a percentage of 10%... but I'll let that slide The resulting formatting of the data table would support the hypothesis that "Gross" = 87,500. However, when I reset the Conditional Formatting to reference another cell with the calculation result of 87,500 it completely throws off the formatting. I'm simply stumped as to how they are using the text "Gross" as a variable. How/where are such variables set so they can be used in conditional formatting?
How to apply the data table logic itself to another spreadsheet.
I'm designing a spreadsheet for our department which tracks a students progress throughout their time at the school. There are 4 levelsStatementSchool Action PlusSchool ActionMonitorIn year 7, they may come into our school at Monitor level, but when they get to year 8 they may have moved to Action Plus. I want to highlight that change on my spreadsheet with conditional formatting if possible so if they go up, the cell will turn red, if they move down the list the cell will turn green.
I've created two columns on an options sheet (which holds all my data validation lists) and assigned a number to each of the levels so i can conditionally format my columns using < and > but I don't know how to write the lookup formula
What i want to do is highlight all row instances where that row column10 has the text "Roller" . All i can see is the forumular =$J1="Roller" ive tryed to select just the single cell J and tryed the whole row and a range. Though i get a error message about =-+ quotation ect.
I have a spreadsheet with employee ID's along with other data, I need to see if any of the ID's are out of this range 0001 thru 1368, now some of the ID's have A,B,C, (e.I 0245A, 1101B,) but some do not have them. if the ID's are out of range I need to highlight it, cant figure this out, because of the Alpha characters.
I have a conditional formatting rule that checks for misspellings of client names.
My employees input client names into a spreadsheet, and I need for the spreadsheet to notify them via a fill color if they have misspelled the name.
So, I set up a rule for each client name using the specific text criteria.
The rule simply checks for the client's name, and fills the cell green if the client's name is correct. If the client's name is misspelled, then the cell remains unfilled.
This works great if the client's name is spelled correctly, or spelled incorrectly.
But there's one hitch:
If the client's name is spelled correctly, but there is some extra character(s) inputted after the client's name, the cell is still filled green even though the data in the cell is useless because the extra character will cause it to be rejected by the next party down the line in the value chain.
So I'm hoping to find a way to make the specific text containing criteria operate with only the specific text I specify and no extra characters or anything after the specific text.
I can't figure out how to set up conditional formatting to let me know if the value of a text cell is NOT X or Y. In other words, the only appropriate responses are X or Y (or Y or N or whatever the case may be) and if it's NOT one of those two letters, I want to apply conditional formatting. Also, will it accept either upper or lower case (I'm fine with it either way).
I need to employ conditional formatting to text on a spreadsheet - but using more than the 3 colours provided from the Format>Conditional Formatting menu.
I recently purchased the ‘Excel Hacks’ (100 Industrial-Strength Tips & Tools) book by David & Raina Hawley, Hack #92 details how to get around Excel’s 3-criteria limit for conditional formatting using VBA, but this solution only describes multiple formatting on numbers, not text. For example, if each letter of the alphabet were entered into separate cells, I would like each to appear in a different colour automatically.
Conditional formatting. I have been tasked with creating a simple game for a group training project.
The game consists of users filling in the answers to questions (simple one word text answers). My boss wants to have a master sheet with the correct answers, and a subsequent sheet that will then compare the employee's answer to the master sheet. If the employee's answer is correct, then the output sheet simply displays the correct answer, however, if the employee's answer is wrong, he would like the output to display the correct answer and highlight the cell.
Is there a way to have the output sheet highlight a cell only when the answer on the employee sheet is different from the master sheet? I was thinking along the lines of using an if statement to see if the values of the employee sheet differ from the master sheet, but I do not know how I would then use that result to highlight the cells in the output sheet.
scenario: Column H needs to be formatted to green if the text in Column F does not equal "Dog". Dog could be either DOG, Dog or dog. I know how to get it done with only dog, but this one is a bit tricky.
I have a workbook with 4 sheets. Each sheet is set up the same. There are 4 columns. The column headings are Title, Item #, 2009 Retail Price, and Price changed from 2008 (in A, B, C and D respectfully).
I need to find all red text in column C and place a 'Y' in column D. If the text in column C is not red I want a 'N' in column D.
I'm trying to set up conditional formatting in a spreadsheet where there are 3 possible correct letters that can be entered into a range of cells and if one of these letters is not entered then I would like the cell to be highlighted.
To be more precise, it's an accommodation spreadsheet and in each cell if someone needs a room for that particular night (each night is represented by a separate column) then a letter is used to indicate what type of room they require i.e. "k" is a king room, "s" is a Suite and "t" is a twin. I don't want to force people to have to select from a list which would be the obvious solution to this as it is simply too cumbersome for the amount of data entry we do.
However i want to ensure that if someone accidentally enters anything other than t,k or s then the cell is highlighted. We work in large spreadsheets covering months of dates so to manually have to find any errors is hugely time consuming.
I am working on the monthly duty roster that is attached. I have the cells at the bottom configured to total how many early shifts, late shifts and off days each Trooper has. My problem is that I often need to add text to show what type of leave is being taken, or numbers to correspond to the special notes section numbered 1-24, and so on.
Is there any way to use conditional formatting to do this so that the totals at the bottom still sum correctly? Badge numbers are used to identify each Trooper. I have included them at the top for reference. The reason that I referenced them to total by cell instead of individual badge numbers is that I am attempting to format this so that any badge numbers can be entered at the top. This form will be used by other groups of Troopers if I can get it to work.