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    How to create a list of items for use in a dropdown list with data from a different..

    I Attached a sheet for what i'm asking about ,, i sent it before but the sheet showing it more clearly
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    Nasser:

    I have been following your other thread, and decided to respond in here. I think the problem with your request is that the setup you need requires a number of complex formulas. I did a quick search around the web and found a sample file that does what you need to do. Maybe if you poke around this file you will get ideas for yourself.

    Taken from this link: http://www.contextures.com/excelfiles.html#DataVal

    Here is the file: http://www.contextures.com/DataValHiddenDepend.zip

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBas
    Nasser:

    I have been following your other thread, and decided to respond in here. I think the problem with your request is that the setup you need requires a number of complex formulas. I did a quick search around the web and found a sample file that does what you need to do. Maybe if you poke around this file you will get ideas for yourself.

    Taken from this link: http://www.contextures.com/excelfiles.html#DataVal

    Here is the file: http://www.contextures.com/DataValHiddenDepend.zip
    Thank you , its great and give helped me in some other things BUT i can't get an idea from it about this sheet

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    Hi there..

    You can select the list,
    and then name it,
    easiest way to explain with little typing

    goto your list sheet
    At the top menu select insert,name,define
    type a one word name in the name box
    hit the square icon in the refers to box and highlight the range
    then say ok

    that list range is now named go to the other sheet and select the cell you want data validation
    goto data,validation,list
    in the source box enter
    =ListName
    ListName being whatever you had named that range

    then click ok

    should be done

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    Quote Originally Posted by davesexcel
    Hi there..

    You can select the list,
    and then name it,
    easiest way to explain with little typing

    goto your list sheet
    At the top menu select insert,name,define
    type a one word name in the name box
    hit the square icon in the refers to box and highlight the range
    then say ok

    that list range is now named go to the other sheet and select the cell you want data validation
    goto data,validation,list
    in the source box enter
    =ListName
    ListName being whatever you had named that range

    then click ok

    should be done
    i don't think u opened my file ..plz take a look at it and u will understand what i mean

    thank you

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    I believe you want
    Excel -- Data Validation -- Dependent Dropdowns from a Sorted List

    go here to learn how to do that

    http://www.contextures.com/xlDataVal13.html

    be sure to down load the example workbook to see how it works

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    Daves:

    He not only wants Drop-Downs through data validation, but he also whats any selection that has been chosen already to no longer be one of the choices.

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    Guys Plz look at my file u will notice that the PROJECT NAME should appear only once when i choose it from a dropdown list , then below it in the COL.B i start to choose the EMPLo. Names.
    and when the names in the first project 1 finished i go to the COL A and choose the Project2 or whatever , then i go again to the COL.B and start choose the Project2 emplo's

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    i have read all that site already about the VALDATA and i even print it but i'm don't get an idea how to do it the way i want ..
    i got how to hide used names . and how to make a list , but the way that i want this sheet to be ...i didn't find ... could this be ???
    Last edited by nasser; 03-19-2007 at 11:19 PM.

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    TY now i understand that there is noting can do it

    best wishes

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