Determining Conditional Formatting through VB

DougGGaff

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I have a simple table that using conditional formatting to change the background color of cells based on value. This works.

I have a VB macro that exports this table into a Wiki syntax format for posting to a wiki page. I would like to detect the cell's background color and modify my macro to insert the appropriate Wiki markup.

CurrCell.Interior.Color and CurrCell.Interior.ColorIndex are returning a white background for cells that conditional formatting applies a different color to. These variables work fine if I've manually formatted the cell color.

Any ideas how to tell what conditional formatting did through VB?

Thanks, Doug
 

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DominicB

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Good evening DougGGaff

As you have found out, colours applied via conditional formatting aren't recognised as regular colours.

Chip Pearson has posted some useful custom functions on his pages for dealing with conditionally formatted cells :

http://www.cpearson.com/excel/CFColors.htm

HTH

DominicB
 

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