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Vba Data Validation Macro

write a VBA macro that will check selected cells to see if their values conform to the corrosponding data validation rule?

I understand that data validation only checks the data upon entry. how to check all the cells or a selection of cells in a worksheet after the fact. I done a lot of editing and made changes to some of my validation lists and now want to know which cells no longer conform.

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I attached a screen of the inventory sheet so that you can see how it is structured.

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Allowed Roles range name could contain:
B1 B2 C1 C2 P2 P3 D1 D3 D5 M1 O1

Payroll Roles:
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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’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.


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.

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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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