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Conditional Formatting if Text

Hello Experts,

I am using this formula,...

=IF(COUNT(C17:E17)=3,"Bag Size: "&C17+1&"""W x "&D17+1&"""D x "&E17+D17+6&"""L","")

It's result, I think would be considered text - even though there are # values within the text.

Anyhow,... my goal is to apply conditional formatting to that cell - if a value is returned.

Thank you in advance for your help!

~ Geekamo
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Michael FowlerSolutions ConsultantCommented:
The conditional formating looks at the value in the cell not the formula and so just use conditional formatting as per normal


barry houdiniCommented:
If you want to distinguish between an actual value returned, e.g. like "Bag Size: 2"W x 3"D x 11"L" or "" (a blank) returned then you can't use ISTEXT function because "" (a blank) is regarded as text, too

Assuming formula in F17 you can use this formula in conditional formatting


or you could also just use the condition from your formula, i.e.


regards, barry
GeekamoAuthor Commented:
Perfect, thank you!

~ Geekamo
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