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Excel Auto Format with Vlookup

Posted on 2013-01-25
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Hello,

I need to perform a vlookup and find a value within an array and if "true" then the value cell should be auto-formatted (i.e. highlight yellow).  How can I accomplish this?  The attached provides a basic example to work off of.  Thank you.
NEED-HELP.xlsx
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Select the column C range and go to Home|Conditional Formatting|New Rule

Then select "use a formula to determine which cells to format"

Then enter formula:

=MATCH(C1,$A$1:$A$9,0)

Click format and choose yellow from Fill tab.
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AWESOME!  Thank you.
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