# Highlight Values Greater Than Using Macros In Excel

You will be surprised on how much you can do with macros. It can highlight values in... read more

## Overview

You will be surprised on how much you can do with macros. It can highlight values in your selected range that are greater than a value you specify.

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

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

What does it do?

Highlights values greater than your specified value

Copy Source Code:

```
Sub HighlightValuesGreaterThan()

'Get the Greater Than Value
Dim value As Long
value = InputBox(&quot;Enter Greater Than Value&quot;, &quot;Enter Greater Than Value&quot;)

Selection.FormatConditions.Delete
Selection.FormatConditions(Selection.FormatConditions.Count).SetFirstPriority

'Set the font to black and highlighting color as yellow
With Selection.FormatConditions(1)
.Font.Color = RGB(0, 0, 0)
.Interior.Color = RGB(255, 255, 0)
End With

End Sub

```

Final Result:Â

Exercise Workbook:

These are our values:

STEP 1:Â Go toÂ Developer > Code > Visual Basic

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

STEP 3:Â Let us test it out!

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

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

Enter the greater than value, we will enter 50000. Click OK.

With just one click, all of the values greater than 50000 are now highlighted!

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How to Highlight Values Greater Than Using Macros In Excel

##### 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.