Excel 2010 Conditional Formatting Issue with Merged Cells

I'm running into a problem with conditionally formatting merged cells. See my attached example. Of course it works fine without merged cells. With '0' in each cell, the formatting is correct: 0 is displayed aligned in the center of the cell. If I put any other value however, each cell displays its value twice, in the upper and lower right corners. See attached examples if you're unable to reproduce.

Any fix or workaround for this?

Example 1Example 2Formatting-Example.xlsx
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Michael VasilevskySolutions ArchitectAsked:
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Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
This is interesting...when i download your file i notice the same behavior...

However when i create a new file from scratch i dont notice this behavior..

I'm assuming this file is corrupt..Can you create a file from scratch and see whether you notice this behavior.. If again you notice the same behavior then can you go to file-->help and confirm the version which you are using..

I'm using excel-->2010 and version-->14.0.7140.5002 (32 BIT)

If you are using a lower version what i will recommend is updating excel updates to the latest one and see if this behavior gets fixed...

Saurabh...
Conditional-Formatting.xlsx

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Michael VasilevskySolutions ArchitectAuthor Commented:
Moving everything into a new workbook solved the issue.

Thank you!

MV
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