CONDITIONAL FORMATTING

Pauljj

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I need to highlight a row, ie row 386, if A386 has todays date in it, is that possible ?

Many thanks
 

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Norie

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Select the row(s), goto Format>Conditional Formatting..., select Formula is, enter this formula,

=$A1=TODAY()

and format as required.

Note, change the 1 to reflect whatever the first row of data is.
 

Pauljj

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That works brilliantly .....is there a way though I can highlight not just one cell but cells A to AC ??


Thanks


Paul
 

Richard Schollar

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Paul

When you select the cells before you go Format>Conditional Formatting, make sure you select cells from the A column to the AC column and then use Norie's formula (exactly the same, no different).

Best regards

Richard
 

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Paul

Just select the range required and follow my instructions.

By the way my instructions were for highlighting an entire row, not just 1 cell.

If only one cell is being highlighed there's something amiss.
 

Pauljj

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Well that is pretty much what I thought, but when I do this, it still only highlights the cell in A column....
 

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Sorry....me being daft, i've worked it out
 

Norie

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Can you post the exact formula you used?
 

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Paul

Take us through exactly what you are doing. This should work:

Click on cell A1 and -holding the left mouse button down - selecting all cells up to column AC and down to say row 20 (for the sake of testing), then go Format>Conditional Formatting.

Change to Formula Is and use the formula:

=$A1=Today()

note the $. Then select the format required.

This does work for me.

Richard
 

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