Excel conditional formatting

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g - Jun 4, 2010 at 03:14 PM
 G - Jun 7, 2010 at 11:05 AM
Hello,

if date in cell A1 appears anywhere from B1:B30 then apply format.

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rizvisa1
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Jun 4, 2010 at 06:11 PM
apply format where ?
could you explain a bit more
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Hey, sorry wasn't too clear. If date in cell A1 is repeated anywhere in cells B1-B30 then shade A1 a different colour.
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Jun 5, 2010 at 05:18 PM
Go to conditional Formatting
Enter this formula
=COUNTIF(B1:B30,"=" & A1)>0

In the conditional format dialogbox, click on format and choose the color
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That makes life a lot easier. Thanks so much for your help, greatly appreciated.
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