Excel is a tremendously powerful application. Why the miserly, or at least
seemingly arbitrary, restriction to three (magic number?) conditional formats
for a given cell or series of cells?
I am a university lecturer/administrator at the UniversitÃ© de Nancy 2 in
France and use Excel amongst other things to record details for incoming
admissions candidates for a vocational English course. The admissions
procedure includes a test whose result determines whether candidates are
refused, or allowed into various different level groups. I would like the
column which shows the decision to automatically display "refused" in red,
"abandon" in red italics, "accepted advanced level" in blue, "accepted
intermediate level" in green, and so on. Why can I only program three
conditions and not more (or can I, and I just haven't figured out how to?).
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