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    use conditional formatting to change cell colours based on due dates,but ignore blank cell

    Help!

    I am struggling with conditional formatting when attempting to change cell colours based on due dates, ie. change to yellow if due date is within 30 days, change to red if due date is overdue.

    My efforts to date have been unsuccessful as the blank cells also change colour. I attach a screen shot of the conditional formatting I am attempting to advice you can offer would be gratefully received.

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    Re: use conditional formatting to change cell colours based on due dates,but ignore blank

    Instead of images, please upload a sample workbook exactly same as your original workbook with enough sample data in it.
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    Re: use conditional formatting to change cell colours based on due dates,but ignore blank

    Sorry, now attached.

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    Re: use conditional formatting to change cell colours based on due dates,but ignore blank

    Not looked at your examples or pictures, but all you need to do is combine conditions with AND.

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    Re: use conditional formatting to change cell colours based on due dates,but ignore blank

    Fantastic, thanks TMS.

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    Re: use conditional formatting to change cell colours based on due dates,but ignore blank

    Make new rules for Conditional Formatting.

    Select C6:N31 --> Conditional Formatting --> New Rule --> Use a formula to determine which cells to format --> in the formula box below "Format values where this formula is true" --> Place the formula given below in the box --> Format (to format as per your choice) --> OK

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    Re: use conditional formatting to change cell colours based on due dates,but ignore blank

    Thank you Sktneer, consistent advice with TMS's above. Prompt and clear advice from both, much appreciated.

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    Re: use conditional formatting to change cell colours based on due dates,but ignore blank

    You're welcome. Thanks for the feedback and rep.

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    You're welcome. Thanks for the rep.



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