CONDITIONAL FORMAT FORMULA

Hi,

In column "E" I need to add a Conditional Format Formula that higlight the cell in red when the value format typed is NOT as need it.

The values un column "E" must be like this:  J-31473021-5
(Letter "J" or "G" followed by "-" then 8 numbers then "-" and finally 1 number).

¿There is a way to do it ?

Thank you in advance for your help.

Regards,
Roberto.
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netballiCommented:
Depending on you excel version you can do it via menu bar. following link should help in understanding the different condition you can use conditional formatting.


http://www.contextures.com/xlcondformat03.html
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PabilioAuthor Commented:
Hi,

Thanks for the link netballi, it has nice conditional format samples... But I still  have no idea on how the formula that I need should be ?.

Regards,
Roberto.
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)Microsoft MVP ExcelCommented:
Hello,

select column E, add a condition that is based on a formula (in 2007 and later it is called a new rule and "use a formula to determine...") and enter

=NOT(AND(OR(LEFT(E1,1)="J",LEFT(E1,1)="G"),MID(E1,2,1)="-",ISNUMBER(MID(E1,3,8)+0),MID(E1,11,1)="-",ISNUMBER(RIGHT(E1,1)+1)))

Select a format and click OK. See attached.

cheers, teylyn
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PabilioAuthor Commented:
Dear Teylyn,
I wish that God Blesses each neuron and synapse of your brain.
The formula is just as need it.
Thank you VERY much !!.
Roberto.
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