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By Richard Rost   Richard Rost on Twitter Richard Rost on LinkedIn Email Richard Rost   13 months ago

Use Conditional Formatting to Color Code Tasks


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In this video, I will show you how to use conditional formatting in Microsoft Access to color code your task due dates. Tasks that are past due will show up red. Tasks due today will be yellow. Tasks not due yet (in the future) will be green. I'll also show you how to have the current field that has focus show up as bright yellow.

Amina from Kingston, Ontario, Canada (a Gold Member) asks: I have a list of tasks that I keep in Microsoft Access. Is there a way that I can color code them red for overdue, yellow for due today, and green for due in the future?

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Members will learn how to use Expressions in conditional formatting to change the color of a field based on the value in another field. You can use this to change the color of an entire record (row) if you'd like.

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