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Linked Cells do not update colored format

edited 12/09/19 in Archived 2015 Posts

If I have a Cell in Sheet A that is linked to a cell in Sheet B, it appears that the color formating of Sheet B does not get updated into Sheet A.



Sheet B Cell = "Final" checkbox that is green (when Checked).

Sheet A Cell = Linked to "Final" Checkbox where green colored formating does not update into Sheet A.


I tried adjusting colored text and bg color changes but they don't seem to update to the other sheet links.


Is there a reason why colored formating does not update with linked cells?


  • JamesR
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    If you are using conditional formatting to colour it green then both sheets need to have the same conditional formatting rules.

  • Travis
    Travis Employee

    Cell linking is only used to link text - formatting will not be linked between sheets. 


    As James mentioned, if you are using conditional formatting, each sheet will need these rules added. 


    Thanks for the question! 

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