Conditional Formating: formula cell text change color [Solved/Closed]

Marshall - Jul 19, 2016 at 03:11 PM - Latest reply: ac3mark 9999 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus July 20, 2018 Last seen
- Jul 20, 2016 at 05:53 PM
Hello,

How do I get Text in a Cell to Change from Black to White, based on data?

The cell already contains a formula to extract data from elsewhere. I need that cell text to then be either Black or White, depending on if there is text or numbers.

Text = Black
Numbers = White

The formula being used already is ='Blank Daily Tracking'!E89

I have conditional formatting icon, but don't see which is the best way to set the IF clause up.

Thanks!


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ac3mark 9999 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus July 20, 2018 Last seen - Jul 19, 2016 at 06:30 PM
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Select NEW Rule>Use a Formula to determine which cells to format. Place your formula in the Edit description box, and click on the FORMAT BUTTON! VIOLA! Go for it!!



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THanks for the quick reply!!! I actually sat at my desk for about 30 minutes and was able to figure it out. I was able to quickly format the 0s to White. The date was a challenge because you can't go to "date" to make the format change. I went to "unique" cell value and changed it that way.

When I think about it, it was relatively easy!

Thanks!
ac3mark 9999 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus July 20, 2018 Last seen - Jul 20, 2016 at 05:53 PM
You are very welcome! Thanks for the feedback!