#### Conditional Formatting #48

```Excel 2003 SP2

Trying for format a cell based on the sum of a range in which the cell
exists versus amount in another cell.  So if the number in the cell changes,
making the total of the cells exceeds a predetermined number, then the cell
should be red.  In verbal logic: if sum(a1:a10)>B1 then format A2 red.

Can this be done through conditional formatting, or do i need to write a
change-cell event code?

Thanks.

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```One way, using CF:

Select A2:

CF1:        Formula is  =SUM(A1:A10)>B1
Format1:    <patterns>/<red>

In article <uLlNOhaCHHA.1224@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl>,
"ZootRot" <NoSpam@NoSpam.com> wrote:

> Excel 2003 SP2
>
> Trying for format a cell based on the sum of a range in which the cell
> exists versus amount in another cell.  So if the number in the cell changes,
> making the total of the cells exceeds a predetermined number, then the cell
> should be red.  In verbal logic: if sum(a1:a10)>B1 then format A2 red.
>
> Can this be done through conditional formatting, or do i need to write a
> change-cell event code?
>
> Thanks.
```
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jemcgimpsey (6723)
11/16/2006 6:18:40 PM

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