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Conditionally format dates in Column A

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Dear Experts:

Column A of the current worksheets has entries with dates

I would like to apply conditional formatting to these dates with the following requirements:

If the date in Column A is within the next 10 days (from now) the date should get red shaded...
if the date in Column A is today the date should get yellow shaded ...
... and as soon as the date in Column A is in the past the Shading should change to green.

Help is much appreciated.

Thank you very much in advance

Regards, Andreas
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by:Phillip Burton
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The second one is:

=int(a2)=int(now())
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by:Phillip Burton
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The first one is

=and(int(A2)>int(now()),int(A2)<=int(now())+10)
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Rory Archibald earned 1200 total points
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If they are just dates (no times) then the conditions are, in order:

Cell Value <TODAY()
Cell Value =TODAY()
Cell Value <=TODAY()+10

and make sure to check the Stop If True option for all of them.

Note: if you have blank cells, you will need to use a formula for the first condition using:
=AND($A1<>"",$A1<TODAY())
assuming applied to A1 onwards.
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by:Phillip Burton
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The third is

=int(a2)<int(now())
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by:Rob Henson
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You only need to specify two of the conditions, the third can be the default hard format colour of the cell.
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by:AndreasHermle
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Dear all,

both solutions work, but a Rory' is the most simple, I guess. Anyway, thank your very much for your great and overwhelming support. I really appreciate your professional expertise. Regards, Andreas
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