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conditional formatting formula

Posted on 2014-01-07
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Hi Expert's

Need a conditional formatting formula is if cell a2 and cell b2 are blank then grey out cell c3
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Question by:route217
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by:Rory Archibald
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=AND(A2="",B2="")
should work.
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Danny Child earned 250 total points
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Select Cell C3
Conditional Formatting button.. New Rule.. Use a Formula To Determine Which Cells to Format..
and enter this formula
=AND(ISBLANK(A2),ISBLANK(B2))
 - choose the formula you want to apply.

Use the Format Painter to apply this elsewhere.
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by:route217
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Excellent feedback. ..many thanks
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by:Danny Child
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of course
"choose the formula you want to apply"
should read
"choose the format you want to apply"...

but thanks for the points anyway!
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