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Highlight Negative Values Using Macros In Excel

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Have a bunch of negative values that you want to highlight? You can do that easily through Excel Macros!

Make sure your Excel has the Developer Tab enabled following this tutorial.

I explain how you can do this below step by step!

What does it do?

Highlights negative values in your selected range

Copy Source Code:


Sub HighlightNegativeValues()

Dim NumberToCheck As Range

'Loop through all numbers in the selection
For Each NumberToCheck In Selection
If WorksheetFunction.IsNumber(NumberToCheck) Then
'If it's lesser than 0, then set the font color to red
If NumberToCheck.Value < 0 Then
NumberToCheck.Font.Color= RGB(255, 0, 0)
End If
End If
Next

End Sub

Final Result: 

Highlight Negative Values Using Macros In Excel

Exercise Workbook:

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Download excel workbookHighlight-Negative-Values.xlsm


These are our values:

Highlight Negative Values Using Macros In Excel

STEP 1: Go to Developer > Code > Visual Basic

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STEP 2: Paste in your code and Select Save. Close the window afterwards.

Highlight Negative Values Using Macros In Excel

 

STEP 3: Let us test it out!

Open the sheet containing the data. Go to Developer > Code > Macros

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Make sure your data is selected and that your correct macro is selected. Click Run.

Highlight Negative Values Using Macros In Excel

With just one click, all of the negative values are now marked as color red!Highlight Negative Values Using Macros In Excel

How to Highlight Negative Values Using Macros In Excel

 

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Bryan

Bryan Hong is an IT Software Developer for more than 10 years and has the following certifications: Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD): Web Developer, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows Applications, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA).

He is also an Amazon #1 bestselling author of 4 Microsoft Excel books and a teacher of Microsoft Excel & Office at the MyExecelOnline Academy Online Course.

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