Issues when opening a sheet



In certain sheets, where many conditional formatting rules, workflows and functions are set, every time I open the sheet it colors all rows in red and it offers me the option to save my changes although nothing has changed in the sheet.

I believe this may be the cause for the activity log to record changes that were not saved. (tick a checkbox, not save it and then delete it and save)

Is it possible that the 2 things are related and what can be done to solve this problem?




  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi Amit,

    Can you share a screenshot of your Conditional Formatting Rules?

    Can you describe your process in more detail and maybe share the sheet(s)/copies of the sheet(s) or some screenshots? (Delete/replace any confidential/sensitive information before sharing) That would make it easier to help. (share too,

    I hope that helps!

    Have a fantastic week!


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