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Changing colors of cells based on other cells

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    Changing colors of cells based on other cells

    I need this one spoon-fed to me. I can't seem to get it right in the conditional formatting.

    I have a range of cells, B1 to B4 (with check boxes). All of them have a default value of false. If the box is checked, the value of the cell turns to true.

    What conditional formatting do I place in B5 so that B5 turns to red fill if any of B1 to B4 are false?


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    Re: Changing colors of cells based on other cells

    Select B5 and invoke Conditional Formatting.. choose Formula Is from the dropdown and enter =MATCH(FALSE,B1:B4,0)

    click format and choose Red from pattern tab.
    Where there is a will there are many ways.

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