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formatting – In Excel I have two columns, I want to highlight based on text values in the right col

Posted by: admin May 14, 2020 Leave a comment

Questions:

Is it possible to do this with conditional formatting?

Say if the right clumn has the word “TRUE”, I want to highlight the cell on the left of the column green.

this is what i tried:

cell value if true =$I:$I,$L:$L,$O:$O but it not applying to the column to the left, just the column with the text match

How to&Answers:

You simply need to select the range you want the formatting to apply (green in your case), then look for the white cell, in my case, it’s A2 the white cell, and use a formula that will work for this particular cell, in my case, it would be when B2 is TRUE, so I use =B2=TRUE:

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Result:

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