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Challenging Conditional Formatting Question

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R-o-x-o
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Hi all,

 

I have a spreadsheet used for project management. In one column I have "Deadline Agreed" data, which basically contains a date dd/mm/yy (if agreed with a counterparty) or if a date hasn't been agreed, the cell may be blank or contain text.

 

I'm looking for a method of conditional formatting this column to highlight any cells where a deadline hasn't been agreed (i.e. the cell is blank or has text in). Would any of you genuises be able to help with this?

 

Many thanks,

 

Roxo

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Solution

Select the cells you want to conditionally format and enter this conditional formatting formula:
=NOT(ISNUMBER(A2))
The foregoing formula assumes that your dates start in A2.

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Perfect just tried this and its worked :) Maybe wasn't that challenging after all!

 

Thanks for your help!!

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You’re right. It’s not really challenging, only if you know the function that is appropriate for your situation. Anyway, I’m glad to have helped you.