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Hi
Kindly help me plz
i need to change color of next cell

  A B C D E F G
1
2    5 5 5
3    2 5 3
4    5 5 5
5    4 1 0
Let suppose upper mentioned values are Data and i need to change color of next cell, so what logic should i apply.

when i apply below logic, following result is shown:
=IF(OR(B2=5,C2=5,D2=5),"green", "")

  A B C D E F G
1
2    5 5 5 green
3    2 2 3
4    5 5 5 green
5    4 1 0

but i dont need this. i want green color instead of this text.

your help will highly supportive for me

Thanks
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Question by:Zee Shan
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by:Ryan Chong
ID: 41819291
try use Conditional Formatting ?
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by:xtermie
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See example attached

  1. Select the range you want to format
  2. Then, click Home > Conditional Formatting > New Rule.
  3. In the New Formatting Rule dialog box, click Use a formula to determine which cells to format.
  4. Under Format values where this formula is true, type the formula: OR(B2=5,C2=5,D2=5)
  5. Click Format.
  6. In the Color box, select Green
  7. Click OK until the dialog boxes are closed.

The formatting is applied to your selected cells
condformatting_example.xlsx
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ProfessorJimJam earned 1000 total points
ID: 41819332
there is no need for IF statement here.

select column E where you want the color effect.

this put this formula in the condtional formatting =OR($B2=5,$C2=5,$D2=5)

see attached exmaple.
condformatting_example.xlsx
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by:Zee Shan
ID: 41819358
Thank you so much for your kind support & guidance.
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by:ProfessorJimJam
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you are welcome.  i am glad i was able to help
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