Changing cell colour depending on another cells value...

```Hello all,

Just curious if this is possible... can i have an equation (or something)
that shades a cell a specific colour dependant on a condition of another
cell?  For example, if I want cell B5 shaded green if cell A1 is a positive
number; if cell A1 was a negative number, i would want cell B5 shaded red.

Ian

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```Conditional formatting: <Format><Conditional Formatting>

Choose 'Formula Is' and enter =A1>0 and make the formatting green.  Then add
another condition, choose 'Formula Is' again, and enter =A1<0, and make the
formatting red.

--
Regards,
Dave

"Web master" wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> Just curious if this is possible... can i have an equation (or something)
> that shades a cell a specific colour dependant on a condition of another
> cell?  For example, if I want cell B5 shaded green if cell A1 is a positive
> number; if cell A1 was a negative number, i would want cell B5 shaded red.
>
> Let me know your thoughts,
>
> Ian
>
>
>
```
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dtbill21 (47)
1/9/2006 9:40:04 PM
```Under "Format" there is the option "Conditional Formating"  that is the

"Web master" wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> Just curious if this is possible... can i have an equation (or something)
> that shades a cell a specific colour dependant on a condition of another
> cell?  For example, if I want cell B5 shaded green if cell A1 is a positive
> number; if cell A1 was a negative number, i would want cell B5 shaded red.
>
> Let me know your thoughts,
>
> Ian
>
>
>
```
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NUMBnut (22)
1/9/2006 9:41:03 PM
```I hope you dont mind me adding my question but when the cell changes to a
specific colour say a12 goes red (a12 is a date an assessment is due) when a
date is within 30 days can a12 and a1 (which a name is in a1) be put on a
different worksheet (say sheet2) and the same for each row that the colour
appears so i can have a list of names and assessments on a seperate worksheet
to print off

there are 8 assessments along a row and about 40 names in a column

thanks

"Web master" wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> Just curious if this is possible... can i have an equation (or something)
> that shades a cell a specific colour dependant on a condition of another
> cell?  For example, if I want cell B5 shaded green if cell A1 is a positive
> number; if cell A1 was a negative number, i would want cell B5 shaded red.
>
> Let me know your thoughts,
>
> Ian
>
>
>
```
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cityfc (14)
1/10/2006 12:30:02 PM

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