Cells to Watch for Negatives

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Cells to Watch for Negatives

Postby NotLeftBehind » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:13 pm

I have a simple spreadsheet that adds and subtracts and shows me totals. Several random places are red negatives in the totals throughout the year of figures. For example:


In order to see all the figures of daily numbers for a year, I have to scroll to see if anything is in the negatives. Is there an easier way? Can I set up some cells (say at the top of my sheet where I always see F5, for example) to show/warn me of future (past current day/today) negatives at all in a column that goes way down a sheet?

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Re: Cells to Watch for Negatives

Postby Villeroy » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:27 pm

=MIN(D2:D999) returns the smallest number in D2:D999
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Re: Cells to Watch for Negatives

Postby RoryOF » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:29 pm

Or set a conditional formatting in the column, so that if the value is negative, the background of that cell turns red.
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