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Check If Cell Has Data Validation With VBA


How can I check if a cell has data validation with a VBA procedure?

I want to do this because I am using a procedure to add data validation and I get an error if the cell already contains data validation.


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C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 M1 O1

The Payroll Roles (on the metadata tab) are static, not user alterable in any way, and in fact Metadata will be hidden. Allowed Roles will be entered into the form by the client themselves.

Can I use data validation to create a drop down to only allow the user to pick a value that appears in both ranges? So they couldn't select C1 (since it's an Allowed Role, and a Payroll Role), but not C3 (not an allowed roled), or D3 (not a Payroll role).


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I’m a fairly basic excel user, I think I have a fair idea of what I’m trying to achieve.
I’ve tried to take the time to explain my query so if anyone is happy to help, I’ll definitely take the time to give a decent response.

I’ve broken it down abit.

Background

I’ve created a form for which users select a series of drop down boxes, as each drop down box has a value selected, the options available for the proceeding drop downs are filtered and the options then become limited.

In order, the drop down boxes are;
1. Select a Utility – the data validation source list is “utility”GasElectricity2. Select a Distributor List of 3 Gas Distributors the data validation source list is “ElectDist”List of 5 Electricity Distributors the data validation source list is “GasDist”If user selects Gas as a Utility as per dropdown list #1, then the option shown in “GasDist” validation source list will appear.

If user selects Electricity as a Utility as per dropdown list #1, then the option shown in “ElectDist” Validation source list will appear.

3. Select a Service the data validation source would be either “Eservice” or “GService”Special Read Investigation4. Select a Sub Type the data validation source lists are either “EReadSub, GReadSub, EInvestSub, GInvestSub”

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