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How to quickly change font size based on cell value in Excel?

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In Excel, you can change cell font size as you want, but have you ever tried to change cell font size based on another column value as below screenshot shown? In this article, I introduce some VBA code to help you quickly change font size based on cell value in Excel.
Change font size based on another column value

Change font size based on cell value and character length

Select Specific Cells

With Kutools for Excel's Select Specific Cells utility, you can select cells/row/columns based on one ore two criteria, then format them as you need, such change the font size, background and so on.

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To change font size based on another column value, here is a VBA code can help you.

1. Go to the sheet which you want to change font size based on another column, and press Alt + F11 key simultaneously to open Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. Click Insert > Module, and then paste below VBA to the Module. See screenshot:

VBA: Change font size based on another column value

Sub fontchange()
'UpdatebyExtendoffice20160614
    Dim xRg As Range
    Dim xTxt As String
    Dim xCell As Range
    On Error Resume Next
    If ActiveWindow.RangeSelection.Count > 1 Then
      xTxt = ActiveWindow.RangeSelection.AddressLocal
    Else
      xTxt = ActiveSheet.UsedRange.AddressLocal
    End If
    Set xRg = Application.InputBox("Select cells that you want to change font size:", "Kutools for Excel", xTxt, , , , , 8)
    If xRg Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
    If (xRg.Areas.Count > 1) Or (xRg.Columns.Count > 1) Then
        MsgBox "Only can select one column", vbInformation, "Kutools for Excel"
        Exit Sub
    End If
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
    For Each xCell In xRg
        xCell.Font.Size = xCell.Offset(, 1).Value
    Next
    Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

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3. Press F5 key, a dialog pops out, and select the cells you want to change their font size. See screenshot:
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4. Click OK, and then the cells in selected column have been adjusted the font size based on values in next to column.
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In other hand, if you want to change the font size based on cell’s own value or character length, for instance, when the cell value is greater than 10, or the character length is more than 5, then the font size change to 16, and font change to Arial, otherwise, the font size is 11, and font is Calibri as below screenshot shown.
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1. Press Alt + F11 keys to enable Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. Click Insert > Module, and paste below code to Module script. See screenshot:

VBA: Change font size based on cell value or character length

Private Sub Worksheet_Calculate()
'UpdatebyExtendoffice20160614
    Dim xCell As Range
    For Each xCell In Range("G2:H9")
        With xCell
            If Len(.Text) > 5 Or Val(.Value) > 10 Then
                .Font.Name = "Arial"
                .Font.Size = 16
            Else
                .Font.Name = "Calibri"
                .Font.Size = 11
            End If
        End With
    Next
End Sub

 

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3. Press F5 key to run the code, and the values which is greater than 10 or character length is more than 5 have been change their font to Arial and font size to 16.

Tip: In above code, you can change range G2: B9 to others as you want.

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