Conditional format

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boon1d
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- May 22, 2013 at 05:28 AM
 boon1d - May 27, 2013 at 04:03 AM
Dear reader,

I was wondering if there is a possibility to specify the number of charakters in a conditional format in Excel.
Example. NL08569638 I want to have conditional format to control if there are (2 letters) and (8 figures)

Is that a possibility?

kind regards

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TrowaD
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May 23, 2013 at 11:23 AM
Hi Boon1d,

I think I covered all bases with this formula but do test it out for yourself by changing the cell content:

=IF(AND(IF(ISERROR(LEFT(A1,2)*2),TRUE,FALSE)=TRUE,IF(ISERROR(RIGHT(LEFT(A1,2),1)*2),TRUE,FALSE)=TRUE,IF(ISERROR(RIGHT(A1,8)*2),FALSE,TRUE)=TRUE,IF(LEN(A1)=10,TRUE,FALSE)=TRUE),TRUE,FALSE)

Best regards,
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Dear Trowa,

many thanks for the help, it helped a lot!

kind regards,
Boon
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