Excel/Conditional formatting formula
Using Excel 2010. In Column P2:P2444 there are a variety of dates. In Column AG2:AG2444, I want the corresponding cells (that are otherwise blank/empty) to fill with red shading if the corresponding date in column P is between two dates. I've spent over an hour trying find something online but without success. Thanks for your time/help.
You would use conditional formatting
Select AG2:AG2444 with AG2 as the active cell.
go to conditional formatting in the home tab and select new rule
select "Use a formula to determine which cells to format"
in the resulting textbox put in a formula like
then click the larger box to select the formatting to apply and select what you want.
OK you way out.
That worked for me.
You could also use something like
where cell M2 will hold the start date and M3 will hold the end date.
If you can't get it to work, send me a sample workbook to email@example.com and include you question in the email (workbook as an attachment)
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