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    Prevent dropdown selection in one cell based on dropdown selection in another cell

    Hi - see the excel file attached. I want to prevent the selection of one dropdown based on the selection of another.
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    Re: Prevent dropdown selection in one cell based on dropdown selection in another cell

    Hi,

    You can do this without code. Define a name called ValidDates using this formula
    =INDEX('Background data'!$B$2:$B$13,MATCH(Sheet1!$B$3,'Background data'!$B$2:$B$13,0)+1):'Background data'!$B$13
    and then assign =ValidDates as the validation list for C3.
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    Re: Prevent dropdown selection in one cell based on dropdown selection in another cell

    @ xlnitwit - great answer - thank you!

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