conditional formatting

hokiejts

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Here is what I have. I have a cell that contains a date that something is due. In the next cell beside it i have a "date recieved" column that tells when that something came in. What I want the "date recieved" cell to do is turn yellow if the "date required" has past and nothing has been entered into the "date recieved cell". How do I go about doing this?

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WillR

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On 2002-10-16 09:44, hokiejts wrote:
Here is what I have. I have a cell that contains a date that something is due. In the next cell beside it i have a "date recieved" column that tells when that something came in. What I want the "date recieved" cell to do is turn yellow if the "date required" has past and nothing has been entered into the "date recieved cell". How do I go about doing this?

Thanks


Let L5 be required by
Let K5 be received on

Cond format for cell K5 =

select formula is...

=AND(TODAY()>$L$5,$K$5="")

This works... obviously, set your format to cell pattern 'yellow'

HTH
 

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