How do I format a row depending on the value of a cell in the row

I have a table set up and would like any row of the table where a particular 
cell in the same row is blank to be highlighted. In other words, for any cell 
in column J that is blank, I want the corresponding row to be highlighted. 

I'm trying the conditional formating 'Formula Is' but so far it's not 
working for me. Any ideas?
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5/12/2005 11:13:57 PM
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Select the whole table, assume the table is A1:D10, so formula is should be


replace A1 with the left uppermost cell in your table that you want to test 
for and D1 with the right uppermost cell, notice the mixed relative absolute 
references (dollar signs)


Peo Sjoblom

"Kristine VA" wrote:

> I have a table set up and would like any row of the table where a particular 
> cell in the same row is blank to be highlighted. In other words, for any cell 
> in column J that is blank, I want the corresponding row to be highlighted. 
> I'm trying the conditional formating 'Formula Is' but so far it's not 
> working for me. Any ideas?
PeoSjoblom (789)
5/12/2005 11:14:17 PM

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