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Excel:  Truncated formula but show image of aroow up and down based on %

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I have spreadsheet with truncated formulas that will show the indicator name , the percentage and now I would like to show an arrow pointing up or down based on what the percentage is.  This is going into a dashboard so I though this would be good to include. Example.xlsx

FYI:  In the dashboard the surveillance tab under Weekly Performance Delta is what I am working with.
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by:jppinto
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Do you have Excel 2010?
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No 2007.  :(
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You can do it with Conditional Formatting in Excel 2010.
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Rory Archibald earned 1800 total points
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How's this?
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by:jppinto
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I'm note sure if Excel 2007 has this feature...can you please check?
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by:Maliki Hassani
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Thanks!
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by:Maliki Hassani
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rorya:  Any idea on how to get a red arrow down?
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by:Rory Archibald
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Not with a formula. The whole thing would have to be red.
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by:Rory Archibald
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Or you'd have to use a separate cell, of course.
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by:Maliki Hassani
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Thanks
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Could you show me an example of the seperate cell?
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by:Rory Archibald
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Here you go. I added conditional formatting to make them red when the down arrow applies.
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by:Maliki Hassani
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Disregard..  It won't show color if it is being pulled into a combo box anyway..  :(
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by:Maliki Hassani
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That is awesome.. but do you know what type of box or list of some sort that will pick up color?

The combo box is on a different page..
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by:Rory Archibald
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If you use a listview you can add icons to it but you would have to create the image files. It's also a lot of faffing about for not much result, IMO. :)
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