Conditional Formatting, SUM of various cells

Darrin Smith

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I would like to get a particular cell to shade when the SUM of various cells is greater than 136. How to do this?

eg
D10 to shade when (D10+D11) is greater than 136

or
B10 to shade when SUM(D10:D11+M9:N11) is greater than 1089

I seem only to be able to cond-format individual cells.
 

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barry houdini

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Use the "formula is" option in conditional formatting, e.g. for your first example select D10 and use "formula is"

=SUM(D10:D11)>136

for the second select B10 and use

=SUM(D10:D11,M9:N11)>1089
 

Darrin Smith

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Thanks very much Barry.... simple once you know how. I must have tried everything except that.

Cheers
Darrin
 

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