Excel - Getting started with Data Validation List

Posted on:  08/01/2023
Excel - Getting started with Data Validation List

Creating a Data Validation List is a great way to ensure you have "good" data. For example, I may type Human Resources as a department, but later in my data, I see HR. I know that HR and Human Resources are the same, but Excel doesn't. 

Data Validation List

Data Validation List

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Steps to turn on Data Validation List

  1. Select the range you want to use with a data validation lis
  2. Click the Data tab
  3. Click Data Validation in the Data Tools group
  4. Change Allow from Any value to List
  5. Type in your Source or select a source.
  6. Click OK

 

Excel - Create a Data Validation List

Excel - Create a Data Validation List

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