Conditional formatting involves specifying criteria for applying
formatting based on a cell value. A common use in a spreadsheet-based
DSS would be highlighting specific ranges of values in various colors.
For example, when a result cell from a model falls in a desirable range
it is green, in another range yellow and finally red in a third range of
To use this feature click on Format on the menu bar and then
Use conditional formatting, but use it sparingly!
appeared in DSS News 12/22/02