Conditional formatting #87

Can I do a conditional formatting on a range if the value 
in one cell in the range = X

in other words can I format the back ground for line 5 if 
C5 = X
anonymous (74722)
3/2/2005 10:11:38 AM
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Use conditional formating.
Select the whole row
Set the condition Formula Is =$C$5="X"
Choose the Format you want for the cells in that row.

Roger Govier
"ESREI" <> wrote in message 
> Can I do a conditional formatting on a range if the value
> in one cell in the range = X
> in other words can I format the back ground for line 5 if
> C5 = X 

roger5293 (1125)
3/2/2005 11:15:02 AM
1. Select your range.
2. Go to Format > Conditional Formatting
3. Select "Formula Is" and put:
4. Press the Format radio button and format as desired.

Atlanta, GA

>-----Original Message-----
>Can I do a conditional formatting on a range if the 
>in one cell in the range = X
>in other words can I format the back ground for line 5 
>C5 = X
jasonjmorin (551)
3/2/2005 11:16:40 AM

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