VBA for Excel 2007 tutorial-three-color conditional format

Three-color conditional format

Three-color scale rule applies three colors to a specified range of cells. The min value of range will be set to a color value, mid value set to a color value and the max value set to other color value. In this example, you will learn how to conditionally format a range of cells form A1 to A20 with three-color scale rule.

VBA for Excel: VBA example code to conditionally format cells with three-color scale 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:

Private Sub Worksheet_Activate()
End Sub
Sub ConFormat()
    Dim fc As ColorScale
    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 color scale conditional format
    'Create a Three-color ColorScale object
    Set cf = Selection.FormatConditions.AddColorScale(ColorScaleType:=3)
    'Change default colors-min value to red mid value to green, and max value to blue
    cf.ColorScaleCriteria(1).FormatColor.Color = RGB(255, 0, 0)
    cf.ColorScaleCriteria(2).FormatColor.Color = RGB(0, 255, 0)
    cf.ColorScaleCriteria(3).FormatColor.Color = RGB(0, 0, 255)
End Sub


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