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I need a conditional formatting formula to change the color and text of a cell in row 2 based on a numerical value in row 1.

Solved by E. L. in 29 mins

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Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:36

Hi

User
23/08/2018 - 08:36

hello

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:36

It's pleasure to help you today.

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:36

You wan to apply the conditional formatting in row 2 based on row 1?

User
23/08/2018 - 08:36

yes

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:37

Please provide sample info in the preview.

User
23/08/2018 - 08:37

I want to change the color and text of a cell in row B based on a value in row 1

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:37

Sure

User
23/08/2018 - 08:40

I want the color and text in cell D7 to automatically show up in B5 based on cell A3

User
23/08/2018 - 08:41

So basically I want "Bronze" to be correlated with "3" and to be able to enter 3 in Row A and Bronze to automatically show up in Row B

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:41

Ok.

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:42

Can i add simple modifications to the sheet?

User
23/08/2018 - 08:42

yeah

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:43

I am adding the numbers to the table.

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:44

So, based on the number in column A, the material will change in column B

User
23/08/2018 - 08:44

okay what if i wanted to do 1-5 be Bronze and then 6-10 be silver, 11-15 be Gold, and 16-20 be Platinum

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:45

You have to change the condition to true and change the numbers. I will show it in the preview.

User
23/08/2018 - 08:46

Please do

User
23/08/2018 - 08:46

the color in Row B hasn't changed though

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:46

It is through conditional formatting. I can apply to it.

User
23/08/2018 - 08:46

yes please

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:49

Please refer I and J columns

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:49

I col: Input column.

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:50

J is the result column.

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:50

I am using similar formula and changing false to true in the formula.

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:50

True gives the approx match. and it provides exactly based on the range.

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:51

This can be used without going for if and else statements.

User
23/08/2018 - 08:51

Okay so can you apply this formula to Row J and I so that the colors change please

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:52

Yes. I am applying the colours now.

User
23/08/2018 - 08:52

Column J and I

User
23/08/2018 - 08:52

i have a data sheet of 400 rows and want to be able to put in 6 and the next row say "silver" and be silver too

User
23/08/2018 - 08:54

Here is the sheet im working with

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Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:54

I have updated the colours.

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:54

in column B.

User
23/08/2018 - 08:54

can you do it for this sheet

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:55

I am checking the file.

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:55

I have opened the file.

User
23/08/2018 - 08:55

i want the data in the Column "Products" to make the color adjacent to it in Column "Level" correspond with the numbers and color/text to the right

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:56

Ok. You want to colour the cells. And no need to have text like Platinum / Gold etc?

User
23/08/2018 - 08:56

Both

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:57

Where do i need to add formula for the text?

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:57

Is it column E?

User
23/08/2018 - 08:57

I want the cell in Column "Level" to say Gold and be Gold if the number in Column "Products" is between 23 and 34

User
23/08/2018 - 08:57

yes column E

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 08:57

Ok. Thank you. I am working on it.

User
23/08/2018 - 09:03

hows it goin

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 09:04

I have updated the formula and colours. Please check the file.

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User
23/08/2018 - 09:04

youre a god-send

User
23/08/2018 - 09:05

thank you

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 09:05

You are welcome.

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 09:05

Thank you.

Excelchat Expert
23/08/2018 - 09:05

Please visit Got IT Pro. Have a great day ahead.

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