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Posted on 2011-09-30
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I am working on an Excel 2010 PowerPivot table and need to apply different numeric formatting depending on the value of another cell.  Each measure in the pivot will have 3 possible conditional formats.  If I record the macros to accomplish this, it includes a line like: ExecuteExcel4Macro "(2,1,""0.0%"")"
This line will not execute when re-running the macro.  So I have modified the macro so that it does run, but it does not process properly.   I get the three conditions, but the second and third have no format set.  I feel like I am really close, but have not been able to make any headway on this.  


Sub CondFormat()
'

'Condition 1 Percent
    Selection.NumberFormat = "0.0%"
    Selection.FormatConditions.Add Type:=xlExpression, Formula1:= _
        "=$K$31=""Pct"""
    Selection.FormatConditions(Selection.FormatConditions.Count).SetFirstPriority
    Selection.FormatConditions(Selection.FormatConditions.Count).NumberFormat _
    = "0.0%"
    'ExecuteExcel4Macro "(2,1,""0.0%"")"
    
    Selection.FormatConditions(1).StopIfTrue = False
    Selection.FormatConditions(1).ScopeType = xlDataFieldScope  'xlDataField Scope for Measure; xlFieldsScope for Filtered Measure
'Condition 2 Points
    Selection.NumberFormat = "#,##0.0"
    Selection.FormatConditions.Add Type:=xlExpression, Formula1:= _
        "=$I$31=""Pts"""
    Selection.FormatConditions(Selection.FormatConditions.Count).SetFirstPriority
    Selection.FormatConditions(Selection.FormatConditions.Count).NumberFormat _
    = "#,##0.0"
   ' ExecuteExcel4Macro "(2,1,""#,##0.0_);(#,##0.0)"")"
    Selection.FormatConditions(1).StopIfTrue = False
    Selection.FormatConditions(1).ScopeType = xlDataFieldScope
'Condition 3 Numeric
    Selection.NumberFormat = "#,##0_);(#,##0)"
    Selection.FormatConditions.Add Type:=xlExpression, Formula1:= _
        "=$I$31=""Num"""
    Selection.FormatConditions(Selection.FormatConditions.Count).SetFirstPriority
    Selection.FormatConditions(Selection.FormatConditions.Count).NumberFormat _
    = "#,##0_);(#,##0)"
'    ExecuteExcel4Macro "(2,1,""#,##0_);(#,##0)"")"
    Selection.FormatConditions(1).StopIfTrue = False
    Selection.FormatConditions(1).ScopeType = xlDataFieldScope

End Sub

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I found the answer!  The key was that I had to explicitly set the priority of each rule.  

im r As Integer, c As Integer, t As Integer
    r = 43  'Row 43 is the first row of the data in the Pivot
    c = 9   ' Colummn 9 "I" is the firt column in the Breathable area

With ActiveSheet
    For c = 9 To 49  'Cycle thru the columns in the pivot table
   
     If .Cells(r - 1, c).Value = "" Then Exit For
    .Cells(r, c).Select
    Selection.FormatConditions.Add Type:=xlExpression, Formula1:="=R31C" & c & "=""Pts"""
    Selection.FormatConditions(Selection.FormatConditions.Count).Priority = 1
    Selection.FormatConditions(Selection.FormatConditions.Count).NumberFormat = "#,##0.0"
    Selection.FormatConditions(1).ScopeType = xlDataFieldScope
    Selection.FormatConditions(1).StopIfTrue = False
    Selection.FormatConditions.Add Type:=xlExpression, Formula1:="=R31C" & c & "=""Pct"""
    Selection.FormatConditions(Selection.FormatConditions.Count).Priority = 2
    Selection.FormatConditions(Selection.FormatConditions.Count).NumberFormat = "0.0%"
    Selection.FormatConditions(2).ScopeType = xlDataFieldScope
    Selection.FormatConditions(2).StopIfTrue = False
    Selection.FormatConditions.Add Type:=xlExpression, Formula1:="=R31C" & c & "=""Num"""
    Selection.FormatConditions(Selection.FormatConditions.Count).Priority = 3
    Selection.FormatConditions(Selection.FormatConditions.Count).NumberFormat = "#,##0_);(#,##0)"
    Selection.FormatConditions(3).ScopeType = xlDataFieldScope
    Selection.FormatConditions(3).StopIfTrue = False
   
   Next c
End With
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