VBA for Excel 2007 tutorial-Icon Set conditional format

Icon Set conditional format

The Icon Sets rule applies different icons to a specified range of cells. The min value of range will be set to an icon, mid value set to a different icon and the max value set to other icon. In this VBA code example, you will learn how to conditionally format a range of cells form A1 to A20 with Icon Sets rule.

VBA for Excel: VBA example code to conditionally format cells with Icon Sets rule

To run this VBA example code, you can copy and paste the VBA code below in to the block of Worksheet_Activate() procedure. To open this block, double-click the current worksheet, then in the objects dropdown list select Sheet1 and in events list select Activate.

VBA code for this example:

Option Explicit
Private Sub Worksheet_Activate()
End Sub
Sub ConFormat()
    Dim cf As IconSetCondition
    Dim i As Integer
    'Fill cells with sample data from 1 to 20
    For i = 1 To 20
        Range("A" & i) = i
    'Select the range of cells to apply Icon Set rule conditional format
    'Create an IconSet object
    Set cf = Selection.FormatConditions.AddIconSetCondition
    'Change the default default icons to 3- symbolic icon set
    cf.IconSet = ActiveWorkbook.IconSets(xl3Symbols)
End Sub


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