FSA Tip #29 A Conditional Formatting Primer

You want your spreadsheet cells to change colour based on what’s going on inside?

Conditional Formatting is the thing for you!

This is the first a few Conditional Formatting tips.

This one is the basics so we can get more complicated next time.

In this tip, we’ll see …

  • How to get to the Conditional Formatting sidebar
  • How to set your Conditions and Formats
  • How the order of Formatting Rules works
  • An example of setting up Conditional Formatting in the Crop Profit Growing Space calculator
  • And why we need to go beyond the Basics with CUSTOM FORMULAS (but those are for next tip!)

You can get the spreadsheet from this tip to follow along at home.

What do you Format Conditionally?


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