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Allow Only Specific Text or Numbers to be Entered into Cells Using a List

Learn how to prevent users from entering a value into a cell if that value is not contained within a predefined list and how to customize error messages for that cell.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 4:40
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Microsoft Office Program: Microsoft Office Excel
   
Keywords: training excel data validation list allow specific values only prevent
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Learn how to create a custom input error message dialog box for cells in Excel. This feature works when you prevent the entry of certain values into a cell.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 2:53
Microsoft Office Program: Microsoft Office Excel
   
Keywords: training excel data validation custom input error message window
Learn how to create a helpful input message box that appears next to a specific cell when that cell has been selected. This feature is great for providing reminders or tips for what to enter into specific cells in Excel.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 2:27
Microsoft Office Program: Microsoft Office Excel
   
Keywords: training excel data validation helpful input message box window
Create dependent drop down menus or lists in Excel. This tutorial shows you how to link multiple drop down menus so that different items will appear in the menus based on what was selected in a previous menu or list; this functionality is achieved using data validation and the indirect function.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 7:02
Microsoft Office Program: Microsoft Office Excel
   
Keywords: training excel data validation drop down menu list link dependent dependant
Create dependent drop down menus or lists in Excel using complex two word or multi-word list items. This tutorial shows you how to link multiple drop down menus so that different items will appear in the menus based on what was selected in a previous menu or list; this functionality is achieved using data validation and the indirect and substitute function.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 7:04
Microsoft Office Program: Microsoft Office Excel
   
Keywords: training excel data validation link dependent dependant drop down menu list complex spaces multi-word two word
This tutorial covers how to limit the range and scope of numbers that a user can enter into cells in Excel. This functionality is achieved using data validation.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 3:36
Microsoft Office Program: Microsoft Office Excel
   
Keywords: training excel data validation limit numbers numeric amount cells
Limit the total numeric amount or value that a user can enter into a range of cells in Excel. This tutorial uses a travel budget as an example and the functionality comes from data validation.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 6:54
Microsoft Office Program: Microsoft Office Excel
   
Keywords: training excel data validation limit amount entered range cells travel budget
Prevent duplicate values or entries from being entered into a range, worksheet, column, or row in Excel. This tutorial uses the data validation method and the countif function to control what a user can enter into a cell.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 4:44
Microsoft Office Program: Microsoft Office Excel
   
Keywords: training excel data validation prevent duplicate values entries list range
Limit the length of text that can be entered into a cell in Excel. This is achieved using data validation.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 3:38
Microsoft Office Program: Microsoft Office Excel
   
Keywords: training excel data validation limit text character length cell
Prevent users from being able to or force users to enter text that is upper, lower, or proper case in a cell in Excel. This allows you to control the case of the text being entered into a cell and is achieved using data validation.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 5:43
Microsoft Office Program: Microsoft Office Excel
   
Keywords: training excel data validation prevent upper lower proper case input entry cell
Force a user to enter specific text, characters, or numbers at the beginning and or end of the contents of a cell. This feature allows you to force a user to always put “ASD” or any characters as the first letters of a cell and to end the cell with specific characters. This is really helpful when someone is inputting data that follows a pattern such as an employee email database where only the name of the employee changes for each email address. This tutorial covers case sensitive and case insensitive validation; text manipulation functions as well as data validation are used in this tutorial.
Tutorial Length (mm:ss): 15:03
Microsoft Office Program: Microsoft Office Excel
   
Keywords: training excel data validation force entries cells start end specific values characters numbers
 
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