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    Create a combo box in excel

    Hello friends,
    Please guide me how to create a combo box in excel. I have created a dropdown list of districts but to select a particular district I have to scroll several times which is time consuming. I want to save my time and speed up my work so I want to create a combo box so that I can select a particular
    ar district by pressing a particular letter quickly. For example: To select Yavatmal in dropdown list I have to scroll 37 times but now I want to select it only by pressing letter 'y' only once.
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    Re: Create a combo box in excel

    Looks like you need a VBA solution, you can not (as far as I know) do this through functions and formulas, or basic Excel interface...sorry
    (you can add the combo box, but you still need to do the VBA programming for it)
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    Re: Create a combo box in excel

    Ok! Thank you. Please give me the vba solution for it.
    Thank you.

    Mukesh

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    Re: Create a combo box in excel

    My VBA is not that great, but this may help: http://www.contextures.com/xlDataVal14.html
    I believe this is setup up with the Data Validation source list on the same sheet as the dropdown, so the code involved may need some "tweaking" to get it to work with the source on another sheet, but as I said, it's just a little beyond my skils at this time

    Hope this helps

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    Re: Create a combo box in excel

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