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Select » Select cells based on content, formatting and more...With this tool you can select cells based on their value, formatting style and other properties.
You can for example select all cells between 50 and 250 or all bold cells or all red cells.
You can use the following criteria to select cells based on their contents:
You can use the following criteria to select cells based on formatting and more:
You can use the following criteria to select cells based on their date:
Some people use this utility as an alternative for or addition to Excel's AutoFilter.
By default this utility can be used with the shortcut Ctrl+Alt+O.
The speed of the utility decreases if the matching cells are in many non-contiguous blocks of cells. The speed can be increased by first sorting your data.
You cannot use this utility to select cells on a condition that is set via conditional formatting.
Due to a limit in Excel, this utility can select a maximum of 8192 non-contiguous blocks of cells. More information about this is on the Microsoft website:
Practical tricks on how this can help youPractical 'real world' examples on our blog that show you how this tool can help you in Excel. Enjoy!
Starting this utilityIn the Excel menu choose: ASAP Utilities » Select » Select cells based on content, formatting and more...
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