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Conditional formatting Excel 2007 Color Scales for Text

Hi,

I'm trying to use Excel 2007's Conditional formatting color scales, but I would like to have the numbers within the cells 'disappear' or match the color of the background. Any advice would be appreciated!

Cheers,
Eric

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