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Posted on 2011-09-14
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Hi,

So I am trying to use conditional formatting for a number of cells.

I have a list of "Due Dates", I would like these to highlight Red

IF TODAY() is greater than the Due Date and if Balance (in a different cell) is greater than 0

I cant seem to piece this together... can anyone help.
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by:barry houdini
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Try using AND, e.g. with date in A1 and Balance in B1 use this formula in conditional formatting

=AND(TODAY()>A1,B1>0)

regards, barry
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by:edli83
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Perfect that seems to work... Is there an easy way to apply the formula to all the cells in that column?
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barry houdini earned 2000 total points
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Normally it's easiest to select the range you need, e.g. select down to row 100 and then just apply that same formula - it automatically adjusts for each row.

In Excel 2007 and later if you have already applied CF to a single cell then you can go into conditional formatting and change the "applies to" box to the range you need rather than a single cell....but you shouldn't alter the start point of the range.

Alternatively you can use the "format painter" - the little paintbrush button on the toolbar/ribbon. Select the cell with CF applied then click on formula painter, then select the range to which to apply that format

regards, barry
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by:edli83
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Thanks Barry!!!
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