Cell Validation :: NOT EQUAL BLANK

Aug 26, 2009

Would like to know how to place validation on cell a2 to NOT EQUAL BLANK.

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CREATE TABLES LIKE BELOW?Column A Column B Column C

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I forgot to add the valid combinations:
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