Solved

conditional formatting excel 2010  how to change color if a cell is bold

Posted on 2014-03-19
2
579 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-21
I am going through a table of data comparing cells to a paper print out to make sure numbers match.  Once I check a cell, I bold it.

I want to then sort out / remove rows that have bolded numbers so I can see what's not bold / still have to check.  

I was thinking conditional formatting to highlight a row if the certain cell in that row is bold, then manually sort the rows by color  (seeing a background color is easier than looking for the bold in a cell).

Any thoughts on how to write a conditional formatting equation based on a cell already being bold?  

And / or a way to check a cell, flag it easily and then sort the rows by the that flag method
0
Comment
2 Comments
 
LVL 39

Assisted Solution

by:nutsch
nutsch earned 250 total points
ID: 39940252
Bold doesn't get picked up by the conditional formatting, however, if you put the attached code in a module of your workbook, you can call it in your worksheet as follows and use that as a sort / filter column

=IsBold(A1)

Function isBold(rg As Range)

isBold = rg.Font.Bold
    
End Function

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
itjockey earned 250 total points
ID: 39941621
Or You can See This Link.I had asked same question. what I did is - Used IF Formula returning if formula to Yes or Noo (If Text is bold or not) then Sort that in A To Z. Delete which is bold.

This only for answer sack, don't allot me any point as this is not my solution.

See Attached

Thanks
format-test1.xlsm
0

Featured Post

How to run any project with ease

Manage projects of all sizes how you want. Great for personal to-do lists, project milestones, team priorities and launch plans.
- Combine task lists, docs, spreadsheets, and chat in one
- View and edit from mobile/offline
- Cut down on emails

Join & Write a Comment

Workbook link problems after copying tabs to a new workbook? David Miller (dlmille) Intro Have you either copied sheets to a new workbook, and after having saved and opened that workbook, you find that there are links back to the original sou…
This article will show you how to use shortcut menus in the Access run-time environment.
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates how to create Excel charts: column, area, line, bar, and scatter charts. Formatting tips are provided as well.
This Micro Tutorial demonstrate the bugs in Microsoft Excel for Mac with Pivot Charts.

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now