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    InputBox that only allows text (<= 3 characters)

    Hi,

    I have an input box where the user has to input a column

    But i want an error to pop up if there's a number, or special character, or more than 3 characters (basically if the input value doesn't match a column)

    Could you help?
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    Re: InputBox that only allows text (<= 3 characters)

    Cant put this into code for you, but it should be something like =and(len(A1)<=0,istext(a1))
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    Re: InputBox that only allows text (<= 3 characters)

    Can you provide the code you are using? I assume you mean an input box comes up during some code and you want to validate the input?
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    Re: InputBox that only allows text (<= 3 characters)

    Since you mentioned an Input Box, is this part of userform? Perhaps this helps as well

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    Re: InputBox that only allows text (<= 3 characters)

    If it is a userform, it is just as easy to just prevent any entries that are not letters, but if it is a true InputBox then it is likely not in a form...


    xticnt, as you see we may need a bit more detail, but if my assumption about a true inputbox (which is called through code to request a value) is correct, you could try this:

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