Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying conditional formatting across rows of data, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- Excel's Conditional Formatting feature,…found on the Home tab of the ribbon,…is a great tool for highlighting data,…making data stand out based on its value.…In this worksheet of some 900 rows of transaction data,…we'd like, for example, column F data when it exceeds 12…to stand out a little bit more prominently.…We might also consider what's in column G as well.…Let's first focus on the idea that we want to…make a change in column F so that any number…that's 12 or more is going to stand out…with a color background or possibly some shading,…other kinds of formatting features we could choose as well.…
I'm going to select column F, and then from the Home tab…choose Conditional Formatting.…This is a rich feature which gives us lots of capabilities…and lots of rules, and we can also set up new rules as well.…I'm going to start with the simple idea that we simply want…to highlight those cells that are Greater Than,…and this could also be Greater Than or Equal To.…From this dialog box that pops up we have some choices here.…
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