Excel - Change row color on condition

October 2016


I have dates in column M and Column N. I want each row to to change color if either Column M or Column N has a value = to today.

I need help with the syntax.


Try this:
  • Highlight your rows (say 10 to 20)
  • Go to the conditional format box
  • Set the control to "Formula is"
  • Enter this formula: =OR($M10=TODAY(),$N10=TODAY())
  • Set your color / font etc as desired and press Enter/OK

Note that

Thanks to AusSteelMan for this tip on the forum.

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