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Copying Conditional Formatting to Adjacent Cells

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    Copying Conditional Formatting to Adjacent Cells

    I have a list of NBA Players in Column A with a list of Yes, No and Maybe in Column I. Based on what Column I lists, the color and fill changes to Green, Red and Yellow using conditional formatting. How do I copy the colors from Column I to Column A, with column A changing as Column I changes?

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    Re: Copying Conditional Formatting to Adjacent Cells

    Are the current conditional formulas in column I formulas? or just checking Cell Values?

    If they are formulas, change them so that there is a $ sign preceding each colum I reference.. e.g. =$I2>0 Then you can copy formats to any column.

    if the conditions are Cell Value Is type conditions, then in Column A use formulas and enter something like =$I2>0 (or whatever the condition needs to be) and repeat for the other colours...

    (Where I2 is top most cell you are applying conditional format to)
    Where there is a will there are many ways.

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