conditional formatting specific number of columns based on cell value

RedOctoberKnight

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  1. 2016
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Good Morning,

I'm looking for a conditional formatting formula that will highlight a specific number of cells across a row based on the value in A1. So for instance, if A1 = 3, then cells B1, C1, and D1 would change to a specific color. If A1 = 5, then B1, C1,D1, E1, and F1 would change.

Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.
 

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Fluff

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How about
+Fluff 1.xlsm
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQR
13
Master
Cells with Conditional Formatting
CellConditionCell FormatStop If True
B1:R1Expression=COLUMN(B1)<=$A1+1textNO
 
Solution

Fluff

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You're welcome & thanks for the feedback.
 
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