Conditional Formatting: Font color for entire column based on another column

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Kitkatpdx
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Hi!
I would like to format an entire column so that if there is any entry in column B (in the same row) the font in column A will be blue, if there is an entry in column C, the font will be red etc.
I can figure out how to do the formatting one row at a time but I'd like to be able to format the first row and have the same rule in every row without having to manually put it in.
Thanks for your help!
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Jan 13, 2021 at 12:33 PM
KItKatpdx, Good afternoon.

Try to do this one:
Select the range you desire: ex.: A3:A50

Menu --> Conditional Format --> New rule

1) Use a formula to determine which cells to format:
Use the formula: =B3<>""
Format Font color as you want: BLUE -- OK

New rule
2) Use a formula to determine which cells to format:
Use the formula: =C3<>""
Format Font color as you want: RED -- OK

OK

Please, tell us if it worked for you.
I hope it helps.
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Jan 13, 2021 at 12:35 PM
Perfect! That worked, thanks!
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Jan 13, 2021 at 07:47 AM
Kitkatpdx, Good morning.

Since you can format a row, just change the range of cells in the formula for conditional formatting.

If you prefer, put here the formula you use and it works and so we can help you more quickly.
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Jan 13, 2021 at 11:10 AM
This is what I've done to the one row. What results is that if there is a value in C3, the font in A3 turns blue (which is what I want).
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Jan 13, 2021 at 01:04 PM
KitKatpdx,

Thanks for your feedback.

Glad to have helped you effectively.
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