find cells with conditional formating worksheet in Excel

Q102. In Excel, how can I identify all cells with Conditional Formatting in my WorkSheet?

Note: This would be very helpful if you have inherited a complex WorkSheet and want to understand how the WorkSheet has been set up.

For example, in the table below, I would like to quickly identify the cells that have conditional formatting.

excel find cells with conditional formatting worksheet

To do it in Excel, here is the answer:

a) Press F5 and in the "Go To" dialog that pops up, click on "Special" (Alternatively, click on "Find & Select" under "Home". Click on "Go To Special").

excel excel find cells with conditional formatting worksheet

b) In the "Go To Special" dialog box, click on "Formulas", click OK.

excel excel excel find cells with conditional formatting worksheet

c) All the cells with "Conditional Formatting" are selected / highlighted as shown below.

excel excel excel excel find cells with conditional formatting worksheet

 

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