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How can we improve Excel for Windows (Desktop Application)?

colour cells

Be able to calculate the occurrences of cells with coloured background.

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Amy shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
already supported  ·  Dan Battagin [MS XL] responded  · 

Hi Amy,

This is already possible in Excel today.

1. Press Ctrl+F to open the find dialog.
2. Click “Advanced”
3. Click on the “Format” button and select the format (cell colour) you want to count
4. Click Find All

The find dialog will list the count of occurrences of that formatting that you selected.

Cheers,
Dan [MS]

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  • Frank Studley commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    At one time I could find access to this idea easily but now I am unable to find these back-ground colours for Good results, Bad results, average results etc,

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