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Concatenate A With Conditional Formatting

I need to concatenate a string of cells in order to fit the data into a Powerpoint presentation. Through this board, I have been able to format the different numbers and text, however need to conditional format the color of a font, depending on a negative or postive number
Example

DOWN -14.9% ($26) to LY YTD
UP 6.0% $12 to LY YTD

What i need is the Down, the -14.9% and the ($26) to be red in my final presentation.

What I have found on the Web is that this can not be done . However I will not believe that unless this board says so. If that is the case, i will have to attempt a different approach.

Any comments, even if they are negative, are greatly appreciated.

Reagrds,

struf


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