Formula for conditional formating - NOT AS EASY AS IT SEEMS

Azitrix

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Hi all,

Wondering if someone could help me with a problem.

I need a formula do add to conditional formating to auto turn grey lines depending on day change and acording to the table below?

01-01-2019MONDAY
01-01-2019
<strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
MONDAY
<strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
01-01-2019
<strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
MONDAY
<strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
02-02-2019TUESDAYNEED TO BE GREY
02-02-2019
<strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
TUESDAY
<strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
NEED TO BE GREY
<strike></strike>
05-02-2019FRIDAY
06-02-2019SATURDAY
NEED TO BE GREY
<strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
06-02-2019
<strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
SATURDAY
<strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
NEED TO BE GREY
<strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
06-02-2019
<strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike></strike>
<strike></strike>SATURDAY
NEED TO BE GREY
<strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike></strike>
06-02-2019
<strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike></strike>
SATURDAY
NEED TO BE GREY
<strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike></strike>
07-02-2019SUNDAY
07-02-2019
<strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
SUNDAY
<strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
08-02-2019MONDAY
NEED TO BE GREY
<strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike></strike>
08-02-2019
<strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
MONDAY
<strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
NEED TO BE GREY
<strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
08-02-2019
<strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
MONDAY
<strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
NEED TO BE GREY
<strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
08-02-2019
<strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike></strike>
MONDAY
<strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike></strike>
NEED TO BE GREY
<strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike style="background-color: transparent; border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: line-through; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; width: auto; word-spacing: 0px;"></strike><strike></strike>
10-02-2019WEDNESDAY
10-02-2019
<strike></strike>
WEDNESDAY
<strike></strike>
<strike></strike>
12-02-2019FRIDAYNEED TO BE GREY
12-02-2019FRIDAY
NEED TO BE GREY
<strike></strike>

<tbody>
</tbody>
<strike></strike>
U get the point.

I need this as an auto in conditional formating.

I can't seem to find a solution

if i choose A1<>A2 dosent work becouse some time i have more that 1 row with same day

Choosing monday, wednesday, friday, and sunday as grey dosent work becouse sometimes it goes from friday to sunday and monday to wednesday.

Any clues how to do this ??

Help will be very apreciared
 

Eric W

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Welcome to the Board!

Assuming you have a header in row 1, select the range A2:G100 (the last cell should be the bottom of your potential range, and the column should be the width you want to highlight). Click Conditional Formatting > New Rule > Use a formula > and enter:

=MOD(SUMPRODUCT(--($A$2:$A2<>$A$1:$A1)),2)=0

and choose your formatting.
 

Azitrix

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Welcome to the Board!

Assuming you have a header in row 1, select the range A2:G100 (the last cell should be the bottom of your potential range, and the column should be the width you want to highlight). Click Conditional Formatting > New Rule > Use a formula > and enter:

=MOD(SUMPRODUCT(--($A$2:$A2<>$A$1:$A1)),2)=0

and choose your formatting.
SOLVED.

Worked perfeclty.
never used the mod function before.

Very very helpfull.

Thank u very much.
 

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