Conditional Formatting

Sheridi

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I have a worksheet that contains last names in cells A1:D10 (all unique).

I have named a range (Qs) in the same workbook and that range contains 3 names in cells a1:a3 -

Jones
Smith
Riley

Is there a conditional formatting formula that will format any of the cells in A1:D10 where the last name is contained in the range Qs (Jones or Smith or Riley)?

Thanks for your help.
 

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arthurbr

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So the names to find are in A1:A3 and the range containing them is A1:D10 ? The first is thus part of the second? Are they on the same sheet?
 

Sheridi

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Sorry I did not make that clear. The names to find are on a separate worksheet in the same workbook.
 

Fluff

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How about
=ISNUMBER(MATCH($A1,Qs,0))
 
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