Microsoft Excel – Conditionally format blank cells

To conditionally format blank cells:

Select the data range that you want to format.

From the Home tab, click the Conditional Formatting dropdown and click New Rule.

Conditional Formatting New Rule box

Click Use a formula to decide what cells to format.

In the Format values where this formula is true box, type
=A2=”” (you can change A2 to be the first cell in the range to be formatted.)

Click Format, go to the Fill tab and choose an appropriate colour.

Click OK twice.

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I am a trainer of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Crystal Reports. I have called my blog "If Only I'd Known That...." because I hear it so many times in training sessions. In fact, if only I had a £100 (or 150 Aussie dollars)for every time someone says "If only I'd known that." ....
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