Excel/Conditional formatting for a row
I'd like to have a conditional formatting rule such that if the contents in cell H are not blank, then all of the row has red font for formatting. Please note I have headers and total columns that I don't want this to apply to, so I really want it for rows 3 through 69. For example, if H9 contains "8/28/14" (so not "") then all of row 9 is red.
Is this doable? I can't figure it out, I can make H9 red in the above example but can't figure out how to make the whole row red.
Select rows 3 through 69 with cell A3 as the active cell
Select conditional formatting on the Home tab, then select New Rule
select "Use a formula to determine which cells to format"
in the formula text box put in =$H3<>""
Click the format button and set the format for red font
Click OK until you are out of conditional formatting.
That worked for me.
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