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Hi, I have a spreadsheet which has the following columns:

 

Target Sales $

Actual Sales $

 

I would like the text in the cells in the Actual Column to be the colour red if they are less than the target sales column.  Help would be appreciated.

Thanks

Sharon

 

2 Replies

Looks like you need Conditional Formatting. This will get you started https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Enter-and-format-data-fef13169-0a84-4b92-a5ab-d856b0d7c1f7#...

If you still can't work it out, come back here and someone will definitely help you.

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pls find the attached file..

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