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"Contains" in conditional formatting



 
 
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Old February 6th, 2004, 08:16 PM
Mark
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Is there a way to set conditional formatting to respond when a cell contains the text "msg" somewhere in the body of text in that cell?
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Old February 6th, 2004, 08:23 PM
Bob Phillips
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Mark,

Yes, use a formula like

=NOT(ISERROR(FIND("msg",A1)))

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Is there a way to set conditional formatting to respond when a cell

contains the text "msg" somewhere in the body of text in that cell?


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Old February 6th, 2004, 08:24 PM
Frank Kabel
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Hi Mark
enter the following formula in the conditional format dialog
=ISNUMBER(FIND("msg",$A$1))
and choose your format

Frank

Mark wrote:
Is there a way to set conditional formatting to respond when a cell
contains the text "msg" somewhere in the body of text in that cell?



 




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