#### Max Value

```I am trying to use Conditional Formatting to find the Max value in a Row
using =Max(B6:AC6), having that cell Highlight to a different color but the
=Max is highlighting them all.

Help

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phuser1 (4)
2/27/2008 2:47:54 PM
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```phuser wrote:

>I am trying to use Conditional Formatting to find the Max value in a Row
>using =Max(B6:AC6), having that cell Highlight to a different color but the
>=Max is highlighting them all.
>
There may be other ways, but what I do is create a column, or in
your case cell,  (can be hidden, or way out of sight) having the
formula =Max(B6:AC6).  Then use the value of that cell as the

Chris
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chris3823 (13)
2/27/2008 2:57:22 PM
```Highlight all the cells you want this to happen to (B6:AC6 ?) with B6
as the active cell in the range, then click on Format | Conditional
Formatting and choose Formula Is rather than Cell Value Is in the
first box of the pop-up. In the second box enter this formula:

=3DB6=3DMAX(\$B6:\$AC6)

then click on the Format button, select the Patterns tab (for
background colour) and click on the colour you want to use for the
highlight. Then click on OK twice to exit the CF dialogue box.

Hope this helps.

Pete

On Feb 27, 2:47=A0pm, "phuser" <phu...@sasktel.net> wrote:
> I am trying to use Conditional Formatting to find the Max value in a Row
> using =3DMax(B6:AC6), having that cell Highlight to a different color but =
the
> =3DMax is highlighting them all.
>
> Help

```
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pashurst (2576)
2/27/2008 3:01:19 PM
```Worked like a charm

Thank You Soooooo Much

"Pete_UK" <pashurst@auditel.net> wrote in message
Highlight all the cells you want this to happen to (B6:AC6 ?) with B6
as the active cell in the range, then click on Format | Conditional
Formatting and choose Formula Is rather than Cell Value Is in the
first box of the pop-up. In the second box enter this formula:

=B6=MAX(\$B6:\$AC6)

then click on the Format button, select the Patterns tab (for
background colour) and click on the colour you want to use for the
highlight. Then click on OK twice to exit the CF dialogue box.

Hope this helps.

Pete

On Feb 27, 2:47 pm, "phuser" <phu...@sasktel.net> wrote:
> I am trying to use Conditional Formatting to find the Max value in a Row
> using =Max(B6:AC6), having that cell Highlight to a different color but
> the
> =Max is highlighting them all.
>
> Help

```
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phuser1 (4)
2/27/2008 3:04:15 PM
```One way:

Select B6:AC6, with B6 active. Then use

CF1:     =B6=MAX(\$B\$6:\$AC\$6)
Format1: <pattern>/<color>

In article <13sau0qrjg2enfa@corp.supernews.com>,

> I am trying to use Conditional Formatting to find the Max value in a Row
> using =Max(B6:AC6), having that cell Highlight to a different color but the
> =Max is highlighting them all.
>
> Help
```
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jemcgimpsey (6723)
2/27/2008 3:06:20 PM
```Try FormulaIs:
=B6=MAX(\$B\$6:\$AC\$6) and copy across

This should hi-light the max cell and all cell that have the max value ( if
there are more than one)
--
Gary''s Student - gsnu2007d

"phuser" wrote:

> I am trying to use Conditional Formatting to find the Max value in a Row
> using =Max(B6:AC6), having that cell Highlight to a different color but the
> =Max is highlighting them all.
>
> Help
>
>
>
```
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GarysStudent (1572)
2/27/2008 3:07:01 PM
```You're welcome - thanks for feeding back.

Pete

On Feb 27, 3:04=A0pm, "phuser" <phu...@sasktel.net> wrote:
> Worked like a charm
>
> Thank You Soooooo Much
>
> "Pete_UK" <pashu...@auditel.net> wrote in message
>
> Highlight all the cells you want this to happen to (B6:AC6 ?) with B6
> as the active cell in the range, then click on Format | Conditional
> Formatting and choose Formula Is rather than Cell Value Is in the
> first box of the pop-up. In the second box enter this formula:
>
> =3DB6=3DMAX(\$B6:\$AC6)
>
> then click on the Format button, select the Patterns tab (for
> background colour) and click on the colour you want to use for the
> highlight. Then click on OK twice to exit the CF dialogue box.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Pete
>
> On Feb 27, 2:47 pm, "phuser" <phu...@sasktel.net> wrote:
>
>
>
> > I am trying to use Conditional Formatting to find the Max value in a Row=

> > using =3DMax(B6:AC6), having that cell Highlight to a different color bu=
t
> > the
> > =3DMax is highlighting them all.
>
> > Help- Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text -

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pashurst (2576)
2/27/2008 3:42:19 PM
```On Wed, 27 Feb 2008 at 08:47:54, phuser <phuser@sasktel.net> wrote in
microsoft.public.excel :

>I am trying to use Conditional Formatting to find the Max value in a Row
>using =Max(B6:AC6), having that cell Highlight to a different color but the
>=Max is highlighting them all.
>
>Help
>
I asked the same thing here some time ago, and this is what was
suggested:

'Cell value is','Equal to',=MAX(b6:ac6)
--
Paul Hyett, Cheltenham (change 'invalid83261' to 'blueyonder' to email me)
```
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vidcapper (121)
2/27/2008 6:13:28 PM

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