How To: Conditionally format at every change in value in Excel

Conditionally format at every change in value in Excel

New to Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly advanced as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 474th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to conditionally highlight every last value in a data set or each value which differs from the value preceding it.

The steps are as follows:

1. Highlight range (e.g., A1:A2152)
2. Alt + O + D (opens) Conditional Formatting
3. Click New Rule
4. Click "Use Formula"
5. Enter formula: A1not A2
6. Format
7. Click OK

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