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I am trying to format cells in a google sheet based on columns before it in the row. For example, I have check boxes in B1 and C1, if both of them are unchecked (false) I would like D1 to turn red; but only if 2 in a row are unchecked. So if B1 & C1 are unchecked, then D1 is red; but if B1 is checked and C1 is unchecked, I want D1 to still be white. Is there a formula for this?

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Applied to range D1 (or D1:D if you want the following custom CF formula to apply to the entire Column D):

=B1+C1=0

Format as desired (i.e., red fill).

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  • This worked - so simple... Thank you!! I was making it harder than it was.
    – Danielle H
    Commented Jan 22, 2021 at 15:53
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    Glad to help simplify, Danielle. Would you take a moment now to mark my post as "Best Answer"? It doesn't earn me any free donuts. But it does alert the community at large that the issue has been resolved; and it helps future users more easily arrive at answers to their similar questions.
    – Erik Tyler
    Commented Jan 22, 2021 at 15:59

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