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Linking cell color to dropdown list values

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    Linking cell color to dropdown list values

    Another question:

    Is it possible to link a cell background color to a dropdown list value? Or perhaps to make all cells containing certain values to become a certain color automatically?

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    depends ,in excel version in 2007 you could use conditional formating as there is only a limit

    based on availiable memory pre excel 2007 only 3 could be used to get arountd that try a bit of code


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    Sorry about that, I'm using Excel 2007. Conditional formatting did the trick.

    Thanks a lot!

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