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I received this code by doing a question search on EE for conditional formatting.
http://search.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Office_Suites/MS_Office/Excel/Q_21455262.html?sfQueryTermInfo=1+4+condit+format+more+than
It works well in my test workbook, however when I applied it to my working workbook I received the
runtime error 13  Type Mismatch
The debugger stoped at:
Case ""
    Target.Interior.ColorIndex = xlNone
    Target.Font.ColorIndex = xlAutomatic

I am coping information in to my working model and there are no empty fields in my range.
Thanks
j
Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
If Intersect(Target, [A15:B800]) Is Nothing Then Exit Sub     'Formatting only applies to cells A15:B800
Select Case Target.Value
Case ""
    Target.Interior.ColorIndex = xlNone
    Target.Font.ColorIndex = xlAutomatic
Case "GP"
     Target.Font.ColorIndex = 5    'Black text
     Target.Font.Bold = True
Case "SPX"
     Target.Font.ColorIndex = 1    'Black text
     Target.Font.Bold = True
Case "HP"
     Target.Font.ColorIndex = 53    'Black text
     Target.Font.Bold = True
Case "SP"
     Target.Font.ColorIndex = 33    'Black text
     Target.Font.Bold = True
Case "AE"
     Target.Font.ColorIndex = 3    'Black text
     Target.Font.Bold = True
Case "WP"
     Target.Font.ColorIndex = 10    'Black text
     Target.Font.Bold = True
Case "EP"
     Target.Font.ColorIndex = 46    'Black text
     Target.Font.Bold = True
Case "MP"
     Target.Font.ColorIndex = 14    'Black text
     Target.Font.Bold = True
Case "RP"
     Target.Font.ColorIndex = 54    'Black text
     Target.Font.Bold = True
Case "JP"
     Target.Font.ColorIndex = 44    'Black text
     Target.Font.Bold = True
Case "JQ"
     Target.Font.ColorIndex = 45    'Black text
     Target.Font.Bold = True
 
 
 
End Select
End Sub

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by:kosmoraios
ID: 21867824
Install Office Service Pack 3. See: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/821292

Hope that helps!
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Expert Comment

by:zorvek (Kevin Jones)
ID: 21867982
Try this version:

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
Dim Cell As Range
If Intersect(Target, [A15:B800]) Is Nothing Then Exit Sub     'Formatting only applies to cells A15:B800
For Each Cell In Intersect(Target, [A15:B800])
Select Case Cell.Value
Case ""
    Cell.Interior.ColorIndex = xlNone
    Cell.Font.ColorIndex = xlAutomatic
Case "GP"
     Cell.Font.ColorIndex = 5    'Black text
     Cell.Font.Bold = True
Case "SPX"
     Cell.Font.ColorIndex = 1    'Black text
     Cell.Font.Bold = True
Case "HP"
     Cell.Font.ColorIndex = 53    'Black text
     Cell.Font.Bold = True
Case "SP"
     Cell.Font.ColorIndex = 33    'Black text
     Cell.Font.Bold = True
Case "AE"
     Cell.Font.ColorIndex = 3    'Black text
     Cell.Font.Bold = True
Case "WP"
     Cell.Font.ColorIndex = 10    'Black text
     Cell.Font.Bold = True
Case "EP"
     Cell.Font.ColorIndex = 46    'Black text
     Cell.Font.Bold = True
Case "MP"
     Cell.Font.ColorIndex = 14    'Black text
     Cell.Font.Bold = True
Case "RP"
     Cell.Font.ColorIndex = 54    'Black text
     Cell.Font.Bold = True
Case "JP"
     Cell.Font.ColorIndex = 44    'Black text
     Cell.Font.Bold = True
Case "JQ"
     Cell.Font.ColorIndex = 45    'Black text
     Cell.Font.Bold = True
 
 
 
End Select
Next Cell
End Sub

Kevin
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by:jgerardy
ID: 21868199
I am not running XP.
I will try the version sent by Kevin

J
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by:jgerardy
ID: 21868669
Kevin,
That worked well.  Can I change the Case "GP" to include a wildcard?  I have tried * ? and thy havent worked.

j
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Expert Comment

by:zorvek (Kevin Jones)
ID: 21868758
No. But you can specify multiple strings:

Case "GP", "GX", "GA"

Kevin
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by:jgerardy
ID: 21868779
Can I force the formating to the next cell B14?
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Expert Comment

by:zorvek (Kevin Jones)
ID: 21868801
Yes.

   Cell.EntireRow.Columns("B").Interior.ColorIndex =

Kevin
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by:jgerardy
ID: 21868848
Sorry Kevin,
Is this a relacement or an addition to the code.  Can you show me where?

j
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Expert Comment

by:zorvek (Kevin Jones)
ID: 21868879
An addition.

Case "GP"
     Cell.Font.ColorIndex = 5    'Black text
     Cell.EntireRow.Columns("B").ColorIndex = 5
     Cell.Font.Bold = True

Kevin
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Author Comment

by:jgerardy
ID: 21868909
I ran the new code and received a Run Time Error '438'
Object doesn't support the property or method.

at that line

j
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zorvek (Kevin Jones) earned 500 total points
ID: 21868934
Sorry about that:

Case "GP"
     Cell.Font.ColorIndex = 5    'Black text
     Cell.EntireRow.Columns("B").Cells.ColorIndex = 5
     Cell.Font.Bold = True

Kevin
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Author Comment

by:jgerardy
ID: 21868958
You are the expert, but..
It worked when I added .Font after .Cells
Cell.EntireRow.Columns("B").Cells.Font.ColorIndex = 5

Thanks for the help.
j
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