Display Gold Star Icons in Excel with Conditional Formatting

I want to share with you how to add gold stars to cells that meet a condition. In my example below, I want to highlight any cell that is greater than 90 for the customer service grade.

conditonal formatting Excel start

First I select the cells. Then I click the Home tab–>Conditional Formatting–>New Rule. I select Icon Sets from the Format Style drop down and 3 Stars from the Icon Style drop down. Next I change the percentage to number so that it reads Gold Star is when value is  >=90 Number. I select no cell icon from the other icons to block any other number from showing a half star.

gold stars cond formatting excel

The final output is displayed as.

tars conditional formatting excel

Practice yourself with my spreadsheet example by clicking Gold Stars conditional Formatting.xlsx

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