A step-by-step guide


When your site is hosted on SharePoint 2010, you can use an out-of-the-box feature of Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 to apply conditional formatting rules to SharePoint lists. However, after you upgrade to SharePoint 2013 this method is no longer available, because Microsoft retired the functionality in SharePoint Designer 2013. Therefore, we need to employ a completely different method to achieve the same effect: conditional formatting is applied by writing client-side scripts and linking to them from a Web Part added to the SharePoint page with the list.


Before implementing our solution, we have a task list with no formatting, which…

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