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Formatting Cells Containing Formulas

To format cells containing Formulas using the Conditional Formatting dialog box, add a VBA Function:

Step 1: Add the following VBA Function to a regular Module:

Function IsFormulaInCell (Cell) As Boolean

    IsFormulaInCell= Cell.HasFormula

End Function

Step 2: Use the Custom Function to identify and format cells containing formulas:

1. Select the cells in the sheet by pressing Ctrl+A, in Excel 2003 press Ctrl+A+A from a cell inside a region.

2. From the Format menu, select Conditional Formatting.

3. In Condition 1, select Formula is from the dropdown list.

4. In the formula box, type =IsFormulaInCell(A1), and then click Format.

5. From the Font tab, select any desired color and click OK twice.


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