Dear ExcelYogi,
Thank you for all your wonderful advise and guidance! I am hoping you can help me yet again. I understand the basics of conditional formatting, but is it possible to do something more advanced such as highlighting entire rows based on a criteria?

Thanks again!

I see this question often. It is much more simple than you think. Lets assume you have data in a table from A1:D6, and you want to find values in column D that are greater than 100, and highlight the entire row.

Step 1:
Highlight A1:D6

Step 2:
Click Format > Conditional Formatting on the toolbar. Select “Formula is” in the first drop-down and enter “=$d1>100″. Click the Format button and apply the formatting of your choosing.
That’s it!

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  1. Dan on October 23rd, 2008 at 1:14 pm


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