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3rd June 2008, 12:12 PM #1
Conditional formatting help needed
Iíve been trying to use conditional formatting on an Excel spreadsheet and I need help!
The spreadsheet has 5 columns. Surname, Forename, Reg, DOB, Permission and I want to highlight the rows depending on the value in the permission cell. So if the permission cell = YES I want the whole row to be highlighted green and if the permission cell is NO I want the whole row to be highlighted red. Using conditional formatting I can get the permission cells to change colour but not the whole rows.
3rd June 2008, 12:29 PM #2
Rather than basing your conditions on a cell value, you have to base the condition on a formula instead.
Have used this many a time before and its straightforward enough, instructions for you here
Thanks to AngryITGuy from:
3rd June 2008, 12:30 PM #3
I've done this as a demo spreadsheet for you to try: download it here.
3rd June 2008, 01:58 PM #4
Thanks, that was spot on.
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