Data Validation - When New Row Created / Dropdown List Automatically Creates

Apr 7, 2014

I'm trying to create a spreadsheet that has a data validation in it. I have a drop down list that has to options to select; Yes and no. Every time I create a new row to add more information I have to go through the process of creating a new data validation for for each cell in this coloumn.

Is there anyway of creating a way that every time I insert a new row, a data validation list box will appear in the coloumn that I want it in?

Sample Workbook: datavalhelp.xls

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[Code]..

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Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)

Dim lReply As Long

If Target.Cells.Count > 1 Then Exit Sub
If Target.Address = "$F$10" Then
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