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How to use conditional formatting in google sheets

Google sheets is used to collect and present its related data and its types. Also from the spread sheets you can collect the data from its rows and columns and some information. We suggest you to use conditional formatting and in this article we were going to see about How to use conditional formatting in google sheets

Now from the spreadsheet you have to select data. Next you have to place an IF condition.

Steps to use conditional formatting

  • At first you have to open new google sheets spreadsheets
  • Next you have to set a range for that just drag your mouse across its cells, columns, and rows which is in datasheets
  • Then as a witness the conditional formatting toolbar you have to click format and then select conditional formatting
How to use conditional formatting in google sheets

This step is for large data now let us see for smaller data

  • if you want to specify some formatting style then it will highlight all cells, rows, column which make difference
  • next go to conditional format rules there under formatting style from the drop down list you have to select default

Types of conditional formatting

Next here we are sight at instances of various formatting conditional:

FOR MATTING WITH CELLS

EMPTY/ NON EMPTY

Its fully depend upon if data is in the cell. Basically these cells are be highlighted and the cell colour that you have specified

CONDITIONAL FORMATTING BASED ON TEXT :

In these the various classification based on your text inputs of users data will be highlighted which part of the device

This is article we will show you that the same procedure for any text part which based google sheet that you were using

  • At first you have to select the range of data
  • Next you have to click format and then conditional formatting
  • Now dialog box conditional format rules will be open
  • Then you have to go to format cells if
  • There you have to select the type of text formatting and then select if text contains
  • Next you have to specify what is exactly the text is to say clearly if a word repeats two or more times in spreadsheet
  • It will be highlighted as per your specification

How to highlight the whole row in a spreadsheet

  • At first you have to select spreadsheets range
  • Net you have to go to format and then conditional formatting
  • Then you have to set format cells if to custom formula
  • Then you have to highlight the rows right for that use this format

=$ specify cell of a particular column <”enter the value”>

Example if you want to highlight rows which has particular words then you want to highlight cells from column A in your spread sheet which has the word BMW.

You have to enter formula

=$A2=” BMW” guys $ this is dollar symbol

How to use numbers for conditional formatting

Now you have to specify if the condition based on

  • Greater than
  • Less then
  • Greater than equal to
  • Less than equal to
  • Is equal to
  • Is not equal to
  • Is between
  • Is not between

We tell you steps

  • At first you have to select you have to range of data
  • Format and then conditional formatting
How to use conditional formatting in google sheets
  • Then you have to click on add new rule
  • Look under format cells which is specified by number based clause
  • Then you have to set numerical value
  • Then just click done

Using colors for conditional format in google sheets

When you are setting for color specific condition now the highlighted cells will be in default color.

How to use conditional formatting in google sheets

Conditional formatting in google sheets using dates

In this type you have to use date as parameter in IF condition to highlight now let us see types of data format

  • Date is
  • Date is before
  • Date is after

Let us see step procedure

  • At first you have to open spread sheet
  • Then select range and then go to format and then conditional formatting
  • Then you have set data based clause in above mentioned you can select any one where you can see under format cells if.
  • You have to set the value of date parameter. Also solved google forms , customize google tv,transfer icloud photos to google

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