I want to use the Validation function under the Data menu to check a cell for a number range, a blank cell, or for one or more spaces. I have a formula to do the first two but not to check for one or more spaces. I'm running Excel for Mac 2011.
I'm trying to figure a to enforce dual data validation on a single cell. That is, I need to restrict the user to entering only a decimal value, only if a particular other cell (say A2) is blank. To put it another way, if A2 is blank, the user can enter a decimal value, but if A2 is not blank, the user cannot enter anything. I can use Data Validation to enforce either the decimal restriction or the ISBLANK, but I'm not sure how to make them work together.
I need to disable the normal Print Icon and Print function from the menu bar in excel. I did find an article for this but it disabled the function for all excel spreadsheets! How can I overcome this so that its only relevant to this particular worksheet.
The reason I want to disable the normal printing functionality is so that the end user clicks my own print button which in turn before printing will check if 2 cells in my worksheet match. If they do not match a message will appear and they won't be able to print the worksheet(in essence a certificate). So I need to validate cell a1 against cell a2
I have a spreadsheet that pulls in a log file after running a macro with 100000eight digit numbers which may or may not have a record in the system. These numbers are produced by using any seven digits and adding a check digit at the end for an eight digit number using the mod function specifically Mod7...=MOD(A1,7) , for example, if cell A1 has 1234567 the mod7 function will produce the check digit 5 then concatenating for the eight digit number 12345675. the next number will be produced by adding 1 to the end of the 7 digit number 1234567+1=1234568 then concatenating again the number with the check digit 6, 12345686. this would be sequential order.
my spreadsheet gets all the eight digit numbers with no record and sorts them in MOD7 sequential order in one column. since the spreadsheet ignores the eight digit numbers with records. my compiled list of numbers have non sequential numbers in the list.
i need a way in VB to loop through 100000 lines (column A) and find the first and last number of a MOD7 sequential range and place the first number in (column B) and the last in (column C).
I have figured a way to do this in a spreadsheet but it takes too many functions and calculations in 100000 lines so the spreadsheet takes too long to open and sometimes crashes!
I have an Excel workbook which contains data entry fields, which have different types of data validation rules - like Lists, Date, Whole Number.
I do not want end users to remove these data validations as well as the formatting of these cells by doing copy/paste. So, I have implemented techniques mentioned in the following post, and elsewhere - to override the paste functionality and implement PasteSpecial values automatically.
[url] To keep it simple, I'm only supporting pasting a single cell at a time.
Now my problem is this: Doing the PasteSpecial values programmatically doesn't prevent the user from pasting values in the cell that violate the data validation rules. So, I can paste a string into a cell having data validation as Whole Number, or a invalid string into a cell having data validation as List.
The following post just suggests disabling paste whenever data validation is present: [url]
But I would like to allow the paste operation if the value being pasted is a valid value for the cell's data validation.
I'm looking for a function which will check if the cell value is a valid UK registration number plate format.
True if it is, False if it isn't.
I've tried myself and had a look around but am unable to find a solution to my problem.
If also possible, if false, to make to necessary amendments to make it a valid format...ie If some lower case values, make them upper case, if there is a space entered, remove it, if a O is entered instead of a 0, correct it and show the corrected value when the function is run. For all that it can't do that with, then leave as False.
I understand the second part may not be possible, just identifying whether or not the value is a valid format. I have something similar which does this for UK postcodes, but am hitting a brick wall trying to do the same for UK registration number plates.
Got a table where I've placed Data validation - List on them.
Placed a macro on a button so that the data on the table where the validation list is placed is transfered to another sheet (same workbook).
What I need is a to modify the macro assigned to the button so that when the button is clicked to activate the macro:
a.) Can identify if there are any blanks on specified cells with validation list b.) Stops the macro from copying the fields to the other sheet c.) Alert the user of the blanks (an alert stating there is a blank would suffice) d.) Alert should preferably be similar to a Stop alert from Data Validation.
Can anyone help? Been reading through several threads but don't seem to find anything that could help me - tried reading a Visual basic thread and now i've got a headache....
I have 2 columns First Name & Surname. What I want to do is create a data validation list on the surname which results in the 2nd data validation list only showing the first names which link to one of the surnames.
i.e. If I selected Smith in the 1st validation list then I would only like to see 'Paul' as an option in the 2nd list
I am trying to set up a data validation to ensure that when a user enters a number in column A that matches a previously entered number in column A, the user is only allowed to enter the same date for the number it matches in column B.
I have test file so i want to program when i click on button, it will check every 10s on Heet2.cell(i,4) until that cell has value (take by hand) then check next cell (Cell(i+1),4). I used timer code (pls view code on test.xls file) but it not work properly.
I have a cell containing data validation list and what i want to do is that when i choose the 1st value from this list .. a number (for examole 1) appears in another blank cell .. and if i choose the 2nd value from the list .. another number (let's say 2) appears in the blank cell.
So how to use the if statement in a cell that contains a data validation ?!!
I'm building some work life balance spreadsheets for employees to show satisfaction levels / hours etc...
For the satisfaction piece - users will enter a value between 0 and 5 with 5 = happy as larry and 0 = ready to quit. Next to this field is a comments box. This comments box only needs to be populated (from a data validation list) if the staff are unhappy.
I need the file to prevent users entering a value less than 3.99 without selecting a comment from the validation list. Users will go into the file and update for their own lines so the check can be written into the save function maybe???
I have data in Row 53 that spans 7 columns, but stays in the same row. I want to design a loop to select every 7th cell in that row and check if it is empty. If not, add onto a "counter" then display the final number of occupied cells (the value of the counter) at the end. This is what I have so far, but I get all sorts of errors.
Code: Sub Tester()
Dim WB As Workbook Dim WS As Worksheets Dim modCounter As Long Dim Cell As Range
Set WB = Workbook("Transverse Series.xlsm") Set WS = WB.Sheets(BM18)
I'm trying to have a Data Validation list issue where I want to populate a second list based upon the value of the first list.
In this instance I have a Department in the drop down and Employee Name in the second drop down and I want people to only see Employee names if they're allocated to a particular Department. I've been able to do the list using the INDIRECT function, however that only works when there's only a small sample of both names & depts, however I'm looking at populating this document with around 3000 people and over 250 departments, so I would like to be able to use Column J on the Source Tab to populate the details on the Manager Entry tab.
I have attached a sample spreadsheet if I've not explained very clearly.
Is it possible to create a formula using a Data Validation List where it will add a new entry to the existing entries in a cell? For example: I have a data validation list with the names of Pete, Chris, Bruce, Carly, Megan, and Becky. With the normal data validation set I can select one entry and it will be output into the designated cell. If I select Bruce then Bruce with be placed in the cell. Is it possible to set it up so that each time I click on data validation it will add an entry to the already existing entry? E.g. I have already selected Bruce then I decide to add Becky, I want the output cell to show both Bruce and Becky.
I know I can do this with a formula that will place all the results from different cells into a single cell, but I would then have to create multiple data validation entries of which I would rather avoid if possible. Not to mention I don't remember how to do this formula anyway......
Situation: I have an Excel file with multiple worksheets. Each of these worksheets contain the same rules for data validation in a certain column (G).
Problem: If I want to add an item to the data validation lists I have to edit every single worksheet. I've tried making a seperate worksheet containing data validation items and using that as the source for the data validation rule, but Excel doesn't allow me to switch worksheets while defining the source.
In other words, I want to manage my data validation rules of multiple columns in multiple worksheets in one central location.
I'm working on a few dynamic KPI charts and could use a little help with figuring out data valuation for the End Date value. In the attached workbook I am using data validation to pick a start date from a dynamic list (Dates) in E2:Exxx. Cell B2 has 2/8/2010 picked. I would like to have a drop down in B2 show the listing of all dates in E2:Exxx which occur after 2/8/2010, so the filtered list would be in the range E3:E49.