Color Coding for Names / Owners only


I'm trying to find out if I can color code only the name bubble.

For example, below I'm using the multiple-drop down column formatting and all names are shown in grey. It would be nice to show Whitney in purple, and Laura in yellow, so that they can quickly see tasks they are assigned to.

Right now, I can only set a conditional format to the column, and if there is more than one word and format, it defaults to the first rule (so both names are purple).

I know that I can set the column up as a Contact List instead of multiple drop-down, but then the names are too long and you either have to scroll across the whole sheet, or have rows different heights and not all able to show on one page.


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