Conditional Formatting in Excel to Change Font Color

I have the following formula in B6...

=IF(G6<>""," Company Name:  ","YOU MUST ENTER A COMPANY NAME IN G6!")

When there is no value in G6, I want the text in B6 to be in red.  I know you can do this with Conditional Formatting but I just do not remember how.  

I have attached the file showing the example in B6
Bill GoldenExecutive Managing MemberAsked:
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Bill GoldenExecutive Managing MemberAuthor Commented:
Well, maybe the file did not attach.  Let's try again.
Bill GoldenExecutive Managing MemberAuthor Commented:
One other thing...Using Excel 2003
Click on cell B6, add conditional formatting, new rule, rule type: "Use formula to determine which cells to format"
in the formula field: =IF(G6<>"",FALSE,TRUE)
Then format it to be red.
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ProfessorJimJamMicrosoft Excel ExpertCommented:
see attached.

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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
Formula in Conditional Formatting doesn't need the IF statement, it can be just:


The IF part of it is assumed in the Condition. The formula only needs to return a TRUE or FALSE, a TRUE condition will trigger the formatting.

Rob H
Bill GoldenExecutive Managing MemberAuthor Commented:
Incorporated multiple ideas.  Everything is working.  Kudos to the Professor for exact example.
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