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I have a volume cell & a price cell & i need a conditional formatting to highlight the price cell in red, if there is a value in the volume cell & no value in the price cell

Solved by D. D. in 20 mins

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Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:47

Hello! How are you?

User
26/08/2018 - 09:48

18

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:48

Is it possible to show me a sample of your data in the Document Preview on the right?

User
26/08/2018 - 09:50

i'd like cell h5 to light up in red

User
26/08/2018 - 09:50

cause i have a volume number with no price

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:50

Same with J5 right?

User
26/08/2018 - 09:50

yes

User
26/08/2018 - 09:51

i know i should use if & and

User
26/08/2018 - 09:51

but not sure how to write that

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:51

The same condition applies continuously down the rows

User
26/08/2018 - 09:51

yes

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:51

Okay.. One moment

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:53

Done... Could you please try to add dummy day up to row 13 and check if it works

User
26/08/2018 - 09:54

great!

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:54

Cool

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:54

You are using Excel, right?

User
26/08/2018 - 09:54

yes

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:55

So to do this, first you need to highlight the range (or set of cells) pertaining to Price

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:55

in our example here - I applied it cells H4:K13

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:56

Hi? You still with me?

User
26/08/2018 - 09:56

yes following

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:56

Then you go to Home>Conditional Formatting>New Rule

User
26/08/2018 - 09:56

ok

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:57

Under Select Rule Type > Use a formula...

User
26/08/2018 - 09:57

ok

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:58

Then in the formula bar type in =AND(first cell in your price range (e.g. H4)="",corresponding first cell in your volume range (e.g. C4)<>"")

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:59

=AND(H4="",C4<>"")

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:59

This is what I typed in our example

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 09:59

Then click the Format Button, and select the preferred formatting when the condition is met

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 10:00

In our example, fill is Red

User
26/08/2018 - 10:00

done

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 10:00

Then press OK

User
26/08/2018 - 10:00

i tried & it worked with me

User
26/08/2018 - 10:00

cant thank u enough

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 10:00

Happy to hear that :)

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26/08/2018 - 10:00

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26/08/2018 - 10:00

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26/08/2018 - 10:01

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26/08/2018 - 10:01

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Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 10:01

Thanks and have a great day! :)

Excelchat Expert
26/08/2018 - 10:02

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