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How to highlight cells above/below average in Excel?

In some special cases, you may need to highlight or conditional formatting the cells which are above/below the average value in a data range in Excel. Here I will tell you how to solve this problem quickly in Excel.

Highlight cells above/below average


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In Excel, you can use the Conditional Formatting function to quickly highlight cells above/below average in a specified range.

1. Select the data range you need to highlight the cells above its average, and click Home > Conditional Formatting > Top/Bottom Rules > Above Average. See screenshot:

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2. Then in the popped out dialog, you can select the color you like to highlight the cells above average from the list box of for the selected range with. See screenshot:

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Tip: You also can select Custom Format to open Format Cells dialog to specify other color or other formatting for the cells above average.

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3. Click OK to apply the Conditional Formatting function. Then you can see the cells above average in the selected range are highlighted. See screenshot:

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Note: If you want to highlight cells below average, you can click Home > Conditional Formatting > Top/Bottom Rules > Below Average.

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Tip: If the data in the range is changed, the highlighting will be changed, too.


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