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conditional formating excel column A based on value of column C -- for entire column

Posted on 2014-10-16
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its seems I cannot get conditional formatting to work for an entire range

i want cells in column A to be colored red if their corresponding cells in in column C have a value

how can i do this besides creating a rule for every cell in column a
WANT a global rule for all of col A
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by:Farzad Akbarnejad
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Hi,
The following link has a strait forward and short description help of your task.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-001/excel-help/use-a-formula-to-apply-conditional-formatting-HA102809768.aspx

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by:finnstone
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no it doesnt
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by:ProfessorJimJam
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please find attached.  conditional formatting is set for you.
Book1.xlsx
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Farzad Akbarnejad earned 350 total points
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select entire column A and use new rule and write formula as =$C1=[your value]

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