Vba Data Validation Macro

May 17, 2007

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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Nested Data Validation: Figure A To Enforce Dual Data Validation On A Single Cell?

Aug 19, 2009

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.

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Template is created where the users copy/paste the data from other file. Data validation has been performed with the following steps:

1. Macro inserts the vlookup formula into column A, which isused for validating data that is entered by user from column B to E.
2. If the data is incorrect the N/A will be displayed in column A and invalid data will behighlighted in red color in column B.
3. This validation goes through the loop and after the loop is finished the pop message will be displayed and macro should stop so the user can correct the data.
4. After the user correct the data, the macro needs to run again to make sure there is no further errors. If there are no errors, thehighlighted cells should be cleared out of color and pop.

Here is the code that runs by command button:

Private Sub CommandButton1_Click()
Call FindNA
End Sub
Sub FindNA()
Dim ResultRange As Range
Dim ResultCell As Range
Dim iRow As Integer

[Code] ......

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Jan 17, 2013

lately I have promised to program a little macro which looked easy for me to do but on which I have now spend a considerable amount of time without finding the problem why it is not running. I am working under Windows XP with Excel 2010, here is what i was trying to do:

In a worksheet there are two columns G and H. In both columns it shall be possible to select a number of possible entries from a list. For column G this is done via data validation, no problem. Now, the choices which are there in column H shall depend on the entries made in the appropriate row of column G. Column G thus functions as an overarching category. If I choose "Tree" in G, H would give me branches, leaves, apples. If I choose "car" the choices would be wheel, engine, gasoline etc. This shall be done by a Macro:

Code:

Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
Dim cat1 As Range
Dim cat2 As Range
Dim x As Integer
Set cat1 = Range("G:G") 'Task Group
Set cat2 = Range("H:H") 'Task Category

[code].....

When running, it gives me Run time error 1004: Method "Range" of object '_Worksheet' failed. Debug highlights the row

Code:

With Range(Cells(ActiveCell.Row, 8))

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I have written the below code to enter some formulas, validation, and formatting. I keep running into a problem when trying to add the first validation.
The debug msg is...

Run-time error '-2147417848 (80010108)':
Automation error
The Object invoked has disconnected from its clients.

Debug highlighted portion is...

.Add Type:=xlValidateList, AlertStyle:=xlValidAlertStop, Operator:= _
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create macro in order to protect Data Validation rules.

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so, is there any macro which will be able to automatically run to prevent the data validation?

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A or B selected, hide row 25-34, rows 45- 53

C or D selected, hide row 24-44

E selected, hide rows 34-53

In each case, the macro should check and unhide all rows between 25-53 before doing the above

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Feb 28, 2012

I have a VBA macro for Excel 2007 below that loops through a workbook and deletes a picture (shape) in a range at the top of each worksheet.

The macro works fine until a cell which contains a seemingly unrelated data validation list on Sheets(1) is changed. The macro then repeatedly trips up with a 'Run-time error 1004 - Application defined or object defined error'.

The cell with the data validation is outside of the range in which the shapes are deleted and does not set any of the variables in the macro.

Sub DeleteLogos()
Dim Count As Integer
Dim NumberOfWorksheets As Integer
Dim Logo As Shape
Dim LogoZone As Range
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With Sheets(Count)

[code].....

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[Code] .....

I want this to affect the rows below it in the table as they are added.

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1. I am trying to use a middle mouse scroll to scroll through validation list. This list information is located on a different locked tab. Basically, I have a few rows where a drop down selection can be made and it would be easier to scroll rather than manually moving the slider within the validation list.

2. As you can see, this "tool" an employee and I have created has many buttons. What I would like to do is to be able to click a button on the right and have it "stack" text within a single cell. In other words, if I click the button once, the text may be entered into the "actions taken" cell. If I click another button, I can have the option (or maybe a little "+" next to the button) to add this button's information to the end of the information already entered within the "actions taken" box. I've tried recording and using the keyboard and selecting "end" and then having the text added, but it didn't work. I've seen "loop" VBA code, but I don't want something to repeat, I want it to stack in the cell when clicked manually.

I'm sure there is a way to make the tool much better using VBA code and not use Excel, but I don't have an extensive knowledge of Excel to do something like that. I'm a very fast learner and understand how the coding works, so if you have an idea which may help, and you understand what I'm trying to do here, please provide your .02.

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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

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Surname

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.Delete
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On sheet1:
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Currently, this works only for the first column under each PUB when selected and this fills across all 4 columns (rather than the respective information for each column filling).

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