drop down list w/out drop down box 
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 drop down list w/out drop down box


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>I want a particular cell to be forced to a finite group of text values (from
>a cell range). This can easily be done with a forms box called the Drop-Down
>box, but is there a way for the cell to do it by itself so that the text can
>be in the cell?

Using the Data Validation Command will store the text in the required
cell.  

In the cell, select Data, Validation
On the SETTINGS tab, select Allow, List
In the source box, highlight the cell range holding the allowable values
You can then customize the Input and Error messages
If you don't want the drop down arrow to show, deselect the "In-Cell
DropDown" box on the settings tab.

HTH

Susan Roberts



Sat, 23 Sep 2000 03:00:00 GMT  
 
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