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Excell-I want to format all cells that have an equation in

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Excell-I want to format all cells that have an equation in them to be a diffferent font and probably lock the cell . I have a large workbook and need to do all at once.
Thank you for your question, my name is Richard.

I can do this for you, but easiest for me to do this directly on your file.

- Click the following link:
- Upload the file to that website
- Once it is uploaded, the resulting page will display a "File ID" number.
- Please, give me that "File ID Number"

Thank you
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Thanks Mike

I checked and the process does work for your sheet.

Do the below commands and you can set any format for all cells with an equation, in one go.

Press F5, then click on Special

Check in Formulas then click OK

All cells with an Equation are now selected.

Right click on any one of them, and select Format Cells.

Then choose any Fill color, Font, Size ect that you wish and click OK.

This change is then applied to ever cell that has an equation on it.

If you have any problems, or would like any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.

And if you can take a second to rate my service, that would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I assume if i add more equations I will have to do this again to pick up the new added equations


Correct, just repeat and you can then format the additional equations as well Mike.

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