#### Conditional formating, values.

```Hi All,

I've been fighting an unfair battle against Excel these past few weeks when
it comes to conditional formating.

It's my personal budget it's all about. Months are horizontally, expenses
vertically. A Total-row displayes the current balance, where a positive
balance is written in white, and a negative balance in yellow. I've done
this using conditional formating, but I'd like my worksheet to turn the
yellow numbers to red, when my creditlimit is used up.

I hope someone here can help me construct the rule for to take effect - I
simply can't get the numbers to turn red when the balance for example
reaches -10.000,-!!

Looking forward in hearing from you...

Best regards

Kasper, Denmark

```
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10/12/2005 2:10:19 PM
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```Kasper,

It should be simply achieved by creating a condition of less than or equal
to -10000. The trick is to ensure that that is the first condition, other
the yellow will take effect and that condition will not be tested.

--
HTH

Bob Phillips

> Hi All,
>
> I've been fighting an unfair battle against Excel these past few weeks
when
> it comes to conditional formating.
>
> It's my personal budget it's all about. Months are horizontally, expenses
> vertically. A Total-row displayes the current balance, where a positive
> balance is written in white, and a negative balance in yellow. I've done
> this using conditional formating, but I'd like my worksheet to turn the
> yellow numbers to red, when my creditlimit is used up.
>
> I hope someone here can help me construct the rule for to take effect - I
> simply can't get the numbers to turn red when the balance for example
> reaches -10.000,-!!
>
> Looking forward in hearing from you...
>
>
> Best regards
>
> Kasper, Denmark
>
>

```
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bob.phillips1 (6510)
10/12/2005 3:01:46 PM
```Hi Bob,

I tried back and forth in making a new condition, and couldn't make it work
.... and then suddenly it worked!! :o)
Thanks a lot for your help.

/Kasper

"Bob Phillips" <bob.phillips@notheretiscali.co.uk> wrote in message
news:eX9Pw3zzFHA.2064@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> Kasper,
>
> It should be simply achieved by creating a condition of less than or equal
> to -10000. The trick is to ensure that that is the first condition, other
> the yellow will take effect and that condition will not be tested.
>
> --
>  HTH
>
> Bob Phillips

```
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bashful (2)
10/13/2005 5:23:02 PM

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