How to conditional formatting cells which end with a string in Excel?
If there are some data in Excel, and now I want to conditional formatting cells which end with a string such as “us”, is there any quick way to solve the job?
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To conditional formatting cells ending with a string, please do as these:
1. Select the cells you want to highlight, click Home > Conditional Formatting > New Rule. See screenshot:
2. In the New Formatting Rule dialog, click Use a formula to determine which cells to format in Select a Rule Type section, type this formula =COUNTIF(A1,"*us") into Format values where this formula is true textbox, and click Format to select one type format for the cells in the Format Cells dialog.
3. Click OK > OK, now the cells ending with “us” without case insensitive have been conditional formatted.
Note: in the formula, A1 is the first cell of the range you want to conditional formatting in.
If you want to find the cells in case sensitive, you can use Find and Replace function.
1. Select the cells you use, press Ctrl + F to enable the Find and Replace function.
2. In the Find and Replace dialog, type the string you want to find in the Find what text box, ???US means to find cells ending with US while the strings are in 5-digit characters, click Options to expand the dialog, check Match case. See screenshot:
3. Click Find All. Now all the matched cells have been listed in the bottom of the dialog. Holding the Ctrl key, you can select all matched results by clicking them one by one. See screenshot:
4. Close the Find and Replace dialog, then the matched cells have been selected, click Home > Fill Color to select one color as you need.