Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating Variable Conditional Formatting Rules, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- In this worksheet,…we're seeing rows highlighted in yellow,…because they happen to be in the logistics department,…and, notice this cell K2 has the word logistics.…Below this is a description…of what is actually occurring right now.…We've got a format here,…a conditional format, set up up in this worksheet…so that when K2 has an entry in it,…we look at the entire list here,…and whenever we see that entry in column C,…we make the entire row yellow.…If K2 is blank, and I'll make it blank right now,…simply by deleting the content of K2,…no format at all is present.…
Conditional formatting is a powerful tool.…If you simply click this button,…you'll see lots of built in choices here.…Top/Bottom rules, highlight cell rules, based on content,…also see a variety of color bars, color scales, icon sets.…It's a great tool for applying visual features.…You also have the capability of setting up a new rule,…and then possibly later managing, or editing the rule,…or getting rid of the rules.…Let's imagine in this worksheet,…
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