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Can I automatically set a cell color in an Excel spreadsheet using VB6?

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I test contents of the field values in a recordset.  The records are written out to an Excel spreadsheet . I want to be able to set cell color based on the results of the test. I can easily create and populate the worksheet but do not see a way to set the cell color. While a solution is desired, a definitive "can't do that" will earn the points.
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Try
objSpreadsheet.Cells(1,1).Interior.Color = RGB(229,229,231)
' or whatever you have your spreadsheet called or
objSpreadsheet.Cells(1,1).Interior.Color = vbRed
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Thank you.  Works like a champ.
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