+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Conditionally format blank cells in a row, between cells that contain numbers

  1. #1
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Nottinghamshire, England
    MS-Off Ver
    Office 16

    Conditionally format blank cells in a row, between cells that contain numbers


    I have a particular problem I am trying to fix and struggling.

    On a Workbook, I have two worksheets.
    The first worksheet allows entry of "From" and "Until" dates for a task. This is simply a task entry worksheet, with dates for the length of the task.
    The second worksheet is a calendar style sheet.
    Row 4 on the worksheet contains labels for the months of the year (Jan, Feb, Mar etc).
    Row 5 then contains the dates for these months (01/01/2022, 02/01/2022, 03/01/2022 etc) for the whole year.

    What I need to do is this:

    Two dates are selected on the first worksheet. For example, the "From" date of 09/09/2022 and the "Until" date of 27/09/2022.
    The second worksheet then needs to conditionally format all the cells in row 6 underneath the dates in row 5, for the range of "From" to "Until" that was selected in the first worksheet. Basically I want to see blank cells turn a specified colour from 9th September to 27th September inclusive.

    To help with this, I have tried to add a formula which enters numbers in the cells in Row 6 of worksheet 2. The formula I used for this is:
    Cell D6 in the first worksheet is the "From" date.
    Cell E6 in the first worksheet is the "Until" date.

    The above now shows the following:
    1 in cell I6 underneath 09/09/2022 in Row 5 on worksheet 2.
    1 in cell AA6 underneath 27/09/2022 in Row 5 on worksheet 2.
    To be clear, I'm just using the month of September as an example on the second worksheet. I will extend the formulas to a whole year range eventually.

    What I now need, is a conditional format so that all cells in Row 6 from I6:AA6 are coloured.

    For a first post, I hope I have explained the above well enough for a genius to solve it for me.
    If I need more than one conditional format, then hopefully there is a saviour out there.

    I'm usually pretty good with Excel, but the above is way beyond my capabilities.

  2. #2
    Forum Guru TMS's Avatar
    Join Date
    The Great City of Manchester, NW England ;-)
    MS-Off Ver
    MSO 2007,2010,365

    Re: Conditionally format blank cells in a row, between cells that contain numbers

    Fast answers need visual help. Please read the yellow banner at the top of this page on how to attach a file.

+ Reply to Thread

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-21-2021, 12:44 AM
  2. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 01-24-2021, 11:33 AM
  3. [SOLVED] How to Conditionally Format text with blank cells
    By dvess11 in forum Excel Formulas & Functions
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 04-15-2019, 05:08 PM
  4. [SOLVED] VBA to conditionally format a range that includes blank cells
    By The_Snook in forum Excel Programming / VBA / Macros
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 07-13-2016, 04:16 PM
  5. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-20-2016, 08:56 AM
  6. [SOLVED] Getting Blank Cells to Conditionally Format
    By heresteve2 in forum Excel General
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 09-28-2015, 02:56 PM
  7. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 10-13-2011, 11:30 AM

Tags for this Thread


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 1