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Changing colors of the field based on the input

Posted on 2014-12-10
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How do you make a field red if the field is a number and the number is negative?
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Question by:Jass Saini
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you can use conditional formatting

select the control and click Conditional formatting

Field Value is    less than        0

select the red for background
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by:Gustav Brock
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Conditional formatting is too slow for this if the field is numeric.

Set the Format property of the field to:

   0.00,\-0.00[Red]

/gustav
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by:Jass Saini
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thanks
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