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    Conditional Formatting

    Hey,

    I'm trying to look up in google how to do this, but not finding what i need

    I'm looking for a formula to format cell A1 so that whenever it's blank, or contains the values, 5, 10, or 15, the format will change

    Does anyone know what formula to use?

    Thank you for your time
    Bob
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    Re: Conditional Formatting

    It is called conditional formatting...

    See here for intro: http://www.contextures.com/xlCondFormat01.html
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    Re: Conditional Formatting

    In the conditional formatting, i only know how to make a cell appear "Red" if its not equal to 5. When i add in other conditions, the original condition is over ruled

    Do i need to do this with a formula?

    Thank you,
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    Re: Conditional Formatting

    Yes, choose "use a formula to determine which cells to format"

    Then use a formula like:

    =OR(A1<>"",A1=5,A1=10,A1=15)

    If you want any multiple of 5

    then

    =OR(A1="",MOD(A1,5)=0)

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    Re: Conditional Formatting

    Thank you sooo much
    Bob

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    Re: Conditional Formatting

    Hmmmm, for some reason that code isn't working for me

    I'm looking for a formula to format cell A1:

    Blank, 5, 10 or 15 - Original Format
    Any other value - Format Change

    Thank you,
    Bob

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    Re: Conditional Formatting

    Please do not double - post...

    Answered in your other post.

    And besides, re-read your original post at top... it is not the same thing as your last post above.

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