How to hide a column in MS lists without loosing Conditional formating based on the information in that column

Andrey Adelberg 6 Reputation points

I have an MS List with a few different columns and I also made a "calculated" type of column. Another column is using the information stored in the "calculated" column for the conditional formatting. If I hide that "calculated" column, the conditional formatting that was linked to that column disappears. Is there a way not to display that "calculated" column in the list, but still use its contents for conditional formatting?

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  1. JoyZ 18,046 Reputation points

    @Andrey Adelberg ,

    This is the expected behavior in SharePoint online modern experience.

    In order to add the reference to the column in JSON (column/view) formatting, we have to show that column in the list view, hiding the column from list view will not work in this case.

    Currenlty there is no workaround for this.

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