How to apply conditional formatting when one date column approaches/exceeds another date column?

Column1 is Target Date

Column2 is Current Estimate

Can I make it orange and yellow depending on how far the Current is from approaching the Target?



  • Bassam Khalil
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    Hope you are fine, yes you can do that by using a helper column and use a formula in that column as following

    =Target Date - Current Estimate

    Then you can use the result to configure a conditional formatting rule

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  • Andrée Starå
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    Hi @beatea

    I hope you're well and safe!

    You can use a so-called helper column with a formula and then reference it in the Conditional Formatting rule.

    Make sense?

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic weekend!


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