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Say I have 2 columns - Column A has numbers 1-100 and Column B has ONLY the numbers 5,19, and 79. How would I highlight the Column A numbers that are NOT in Column B?

Solved by B. C. in 20 mins

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Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:30

Hello :)

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:30

So you want to highlight only the numbers that aren't 5, 19, and 79?

User
20/11/2017 - 02:31

yes

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:31

Okay, so you would create three different conditional formating formulas.

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:32

Is that how column B is setup?

User
20/11/2017 - 02:32

yes

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:32

Okay, perfect.

User
20/11/2017 - 02:32

I have column titles is all

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:33

Sure. One moment and I will show you how to do this.

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:33

You may only need one formula.

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:40

Looks like you will need 3 separate formulas.

User
20/11/2017 - 02:41

ok, I tried doing just one conditional formula but it wouldnt seem to work

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:44

It's working on my end.

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:44

I"ll send you the link soon.

User
20/11/2017 - 02:44

great, thank you for your help

User
20/11/2017 - 02:45

will this work only on google sheets? Or will the same process work on regular Microsoft Excel

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:45

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1L_lQwT4Gmc7GoaAujG5Gi3UoP3PY9Tp5mRPadmeSvHE/edit#gid=0

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:45

It will work with Excel also.

User
20/11/2017 - 02:45

Thank You very much

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:46

You're very welcome.

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:49

This is complete.

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:49

I managed to get it to work with only one formula

Excelchat Expert
20/11/2017 - 02:49

=and($A1<>$B$1,$A1<>$B$2,$A1<>$B$3)

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