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Using a formula to determine which cells to format rule type in conditional formatting

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    Using a formula to determine which cells to format rule type in conditional formatting

    Hello,
    Can someone help me with the following question. I am using conditional formatting(the highlight cells rules) and I have to select "manage rules" and then select "a formula to determine which cells to format". So I am having trouble with typing in the right formula. The two columns I am trying to type a formula for are "asking price" (B2:B118) and "Sale price" (F2:F118) I want the cells highlighted in green in the "Sale price" column that are higher than the asking price. Can someone please tell me what formula to type in that will highlight these cells in the "Sale price" column? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    Re: Using a formula to determine which cells to format rule type in conditional formatting

    Select F2 to F118. Then click on Conditional Formatting, Manage Rules, and Formula to determine which cells to format. The formula is: =$F2>$B2 and format green.

    The formula will automatically adjust for all the rows.


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    Re: Using a formula to determine which cells to format rule type in conditional formatting

    @ TMS Thank you so much this worked perfect!!!

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    Re: Using a formula to determine which cells to format rule type in conditional formatting

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    Re: Using a formula to determine which cells to format rule type in conditional formatting

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