#### simple sheet ?

```Hi

Would it be possible to have a Simple Spread Sheet that would recognise the
input of the SAME number if it were entered three times and then highlight
that number in a different place and the number could be anything between 1
and 2000

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Keith

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ardigon (3)
4/11/2004 4:52:19 PM
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```You could have a helper column in b.

if all the numebrs are in col a.

have an equation in b1:-

=countif(a:a=a1)

and in c1

if(b1=>3,("This number has appeared three times "&b1),"")

copy this formula down.

this the kinda thing ure after

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4/11/2004 9:39:54 PM
```Hi Keith

I would say Condidional Formatting could suit your needs. See
http://www.ozgrid.com/Excel/Formulas.htm

** Posted via: http://www.ozgrid.com
Free Excel Forum http://www.ozgrid.com/forum ***
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dave2624 (251)
4/12/2004 1:43:21 AM
```Thanks for the reply
i just get an error wityh that one cheers ne way
"ianripping >" <<ianripping.14kikg@excelforum-nospam.com> wrote in message
news:ianripping.14kikg@excelforum-nospam.com...
> You could have a helper column in b.
>
> if all the numebrs are in col a.
>
> have an equation in b1:-
>
> =countif(a:a=a1)
>
> and in c1
>
> if(b1=>3,("This number has appeared three times "&b1),"")
>
> copy this formula down.
>
> this the kinda thing ure after?
>
>
> ---
> Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com/
>

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ardigon (3)
4/12/2004 7:10:31 PM
```Thanks for your re[ply
"Dave Hawley" <dave@ozgrid.com> wrote in message
news:4079f438\$0\$206\$75868355@news.frii.net...
> Hi Keith
>
> I would say Condidional Formatting could suit your needs. See
> http://www.ozgrid.com/Excel/Formulas.htm
>
> ** Posted via: http://www.ozgrid.com
> Free Excel Forum http://www.ozgrid.com/forum ***

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