#### Conditional Formatting #3

```Hi all

I have this conditional format in cell BB35
=IF(BB35>\$BB\$37,TRUE)

If I insert cells between BB35 & BB37, then the
formula changes to =IF(BB35>\$BB\$38,TRUE)

Is there a way of making BB37 absolute,
or is there a formula using ROW that I could use?

Many thanks

--
George Gee
--

```
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```Select cell B35
Choose Format>Conditional Formatting
From the first dropdown, choose Formula Is
In the formula box, type:  =B35>INDIRECT("\$B\$37")
Click the Format button and select your formatting
Click OK, click OK

George Gee wrote:
> I have this conditional format in cell BB35
> =IF(BB35>\$BB\$37,TRUE)
>
> If I insert cells between BB35 & BB37, then the
> formula changes to =IF(BB35>\$BB\$38,TRUE)
>
> Is there a way of making BB37 absolute,
> or is there a formula using ROW that I could use?

--
Debra Dalgleish
Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html

```
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dsd1 (5911)
10/23/2004 12:13:08 PM
```The formula should be:    =BB35>INDIRECT("BB37")

Debra Dalgleish wrote:
> Select cell B35
> Choose Format>Conditional Formatting
>  From the first dropdown, choose Formula Is
> In the formula box, type:  =B35>INDIRECT("\$B\$37")
> Click the Format button and select your formatting
> Click OK, click OK
>
> George Gee wrote:
>
>> I have this conditional format in cell BB35
>> =IF(BB35>\$BB\$37,TRUE)
>>
>> If I insert cells between BB35 & BB37, then the
>> formula changes to =IF(BB35>\$BB\$38,TRUE)
>>
>> Is there a way of making BB37 absolute,
>> or is there a formula using ROW that I could use?
>
>

--
Debra Dalgleish
Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html

```
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dsd1 (5911)
10/23/2004 12:19:17 PM
```Debra

Spot on!

Many thanks

George Gee

*Debra Dalgleish* has posted this message:

> Select cell B35
> Choose Format>Conditional Formatting
>  From the first dropdown, choose Formula Is
> In the formula box, type:  =B35>INDIRECT("\$B\$37")
> Click the Format button and select your formatting
> Click OK, click OK
>
> George Gee wrote:
>> I have this conditional format in cell BB35
>> =IF(BB35>\$BB\$37,TRUE)
>>
>> If I insert cells between BB35 & BB37, then the
>> formula changes to =IF(BB35>\$BB\$38,TRUE)
>>
>> Is there a way of making BB37 absolute,
>> or is there a formula using ROW that I could use?
>
> --
> Debra Dalgleish
> Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
> http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html

```
 0
10/23/2004 12:28:53 PM
```Debra

Yes, I did have the sense to alter that!

Many thanks

George Gee

*Debra Dalgleish* has posted this message:

> The formula should be:    =BB35>INDIRECT("BB37")
>
> Debra Dalgleish wrote:
>> Select cell B35
>> Choose Format>Conditional Formatting
>>  From the first dropdown, choose Formula Is
>> In the formula box, type:  =B35>INDIRECT("\$B\$37")
>> Click the Format button and select your formatting
>> Click OK, click OK
>>
>> George Gee wrote:
>>
>>> I have this conditional format in cell BB35
>>> =IF(BB35>\$BB\$37,TRUE)
>>>
>>> If I insert cells between BB35 & BB37, then the
>>> formula changes to =IF(BB35>\$BB\$38,TRUE)
>>>
>>> Is there a way of making BB37 absolute,
>>> or is there a formula using ROW that I could use?
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Debra Dalgleish
> Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
> http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html

```
 0
10/23/2004 12:30:00 PM
```You're welcome, and I'm glad you're more awake than I am!

George Gee wrote:
> Debra
>
> Yes, I did have the sense to alter that!
>
> Many thanks
>
> George Gee
>
>
>
> *Debra Dalgleish* has posted this message:
>
>
>>The formula should be:    =BB35>INDIRECT("BB37")
>>
>>Debra Dalgleish wrote:
>>
>>>Select cell B35
>>>Choose Format>Conditional Formatting
>>> From the first dropdown, choose Formula Is
>>>In the formula box, type:  =B35>INDIRECT("\$B\$37")
>>>Click the Format button and select your formatting
>>>Click OK, click OK
>>>
>>>George Gee wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>I have this conditional format in cell BB35
>>>>=IF(BB35>\$BB\$37,TRUE)
>>>>
>>>>If I insert cells between BB35 & BB37, then the
>>>>formula changes to =IF(BB35>\$BB\$38,TRUE)
>>>>
>>>>Is there a way of making BB37 absolute,
>>>>or is there a formula using ROW that I could use?
>>>
>>>
>>
>>--
>>Debra Dalgleish
>>Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
>>http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
>
>
>

--
Debra Dalgleish
Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html

```
 0
dsd1 (5911)
10/23/2004 12:31:23 PM

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