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    Change cell background color based on another cells background color

    Hi guys. Quick question,

    is there anyway to change a cell background color based on another cell background being a particular color?

    I have a row with conditioning format that changes the background color based on a specific text.
    I would like to add a cell at the end of each row that would change, say, green if all other cells background on that row were green.

    Is this possible?

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    Re: Change cell background color based on another cells background color

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    Should works in CF rules.
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    Re: Change cell background color based on another cells background color

    The thing is that

    =countif(your range;your text)=the number of cells in your range

    is not text. The condition is for that specific cell range being the color green

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    Re: Change cell background color based on another cells background color

    You said that it is text. Not me.

    ...I have a row with conditioning format that changes the background color based on a specific text.
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    Re: Change cell background color based on another cells background color

    Is it the same text condition in each column? If so, you'd use the COUNTIF approach and test if the result equals the number of columns in question. If not, you'd need something like:
    =AND(A1="text1",B1="text2",C1="text3")
    with a specific check for each column. You can't base it purely off the CF colour of the other columns in the row.
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