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Excel VBA Format all cells with same value in a column yellow fill

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Hi

What Excel VBA code would I use to find and format all cells in column B
with the same value (e.g. xyz) with a background fill colour of yellow
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Question by:murbro
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by:Rgonzo1971
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Hi,

pls try

Sub Macro()
strText = "xyz"

With Application.ReplaceFormat.Interior
    .Pattern = xlSolid
    .PatternColorIndex = xlAutomatic
    .Color = 65535
    .TintAndShade = 0
    .PatternTintAndShade = 0
End With
Range("B:B").Replace strText, strText, xlWhole, , , , , True


End Sub

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Regards
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by:murbro
ID: 40410101
Hi. Does that format just column B
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by:Rgonzo1971
ID: 40410165
Yes it should

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Range("B:B"). etc.
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by:murbro
ID: 40410266
Hi. It looks like that line just replaces values not formats in the column, or am I missing something
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Rgonzo1971 earned 500 total points
ID: 40410343
The True at the end is for Replace format

Is there Conditional Formatting  in these cells?
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by:murbro
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great thanks. No conditional formatting
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