Change the color of a cell based on a range of dates

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I have a spreadsheet in which Column E is calculating a date based upon a date entered in Column A and adding a set number of days to it.


I wish to have column E shaded to a given color if the calculated date is between today and 30 days from now

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best response confirmed by mtarler (Trusted Contributor)
Select column E and then go to Home->Conditional Formatting and Add New and then select Based on Formula.
Then in the formula box use:
Make sure to click Formatting and select the background color you want.
Thank you it was the * that I was missing, but you also have one extra ")" at the end of your formula.

I appreciate the assistance!
You're very welcome. Alternatively you could use AND().
As for having an extra ")" in the formula I don't see it, but since you got it to work i will close this out for you