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    Dependent Drop-Down Menu (can't delete spaces)

    I am trying to create dependent drop-down menu. When I go to formulas and select Create from Selection, I have to select I2-J5, otherwise it will give me an error message. I don't want blank cells when I select No. Can you help? I highlighted cells in yellow.
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    Re: Dependent Drop-Down Menu (can't delete spaces)

    One way would be to use tables to create dynamic named ranges that will resize as you add/delete values from the drop down lists.

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    Re: Dependent Drop-Down Menu (can't delete spaces)

    Did you use pivot tables? Can you walk me through how you created the table?

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    Re: Dependent Drop-Down Menu (can't delete spaces)

    Those are not pivot tables, they are Excel tables.
    To make the 'yes' table (table1) select I2:I6 and press the Ctrl and t keys. Be sure that "My table has headers" is checked. Repeat the process with the 'no' range J2:J3 (table2).
    BSB then produced named ranges for 'yes' and 'no'. On the formula tab select 'Define name' > in the Name window of the New Name dialog box type Yes > in the Refer to window type =table1
    The same process should be repeated for 'No' (=table2)
    The data validation for cell B2 is: =$I$2:$J$2
    The data validation for cell C2 is: =INDIRECT(B2)
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