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prioritize overlapping conditional format? [closed]

asked 2014-05-06 16:07:16 +0100

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updated 2015-09-06 20:35:24 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Hey I'm using LibreOffice on Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to figure out how to prioritize or apply one conditional formatting after another.

For example, I have one rule that adds a background color to every odd number row in my worksheet. I also have a rule that says any blank cell within a set of columns apply a red background color. The problem is the odd number highlighting happens to applied later so only the white rows have the red background color applied.

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answered 2014-05-10 08:55:53 +0100

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I think I have got it now... but it's not quite the solution I wanted. I guess libreoffice prioritizes the rules in the order you add them.

So I created 1 rule for the red background blank cells first and then the grey background for the odd rows second. Works for now I just wish there was an easier way to prioritize rules over each other with overlapping ranges.

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