Exercise: Mortgage validation and protection

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Category ==> Excel 2010  (83 exercises)
Topic ==> Validation and protection  (5 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
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Apply validation so that you see the following message if you type a ridiculously high house price in cell D7

Excel 2010 exercise - Validation and protection (image 1)

£1,000,000 might be a sensible limit for an IT trainer

Now apply validation so that if you type in a deposit of less than £10,000 in cell D8 you see this disturbing message:

Excel 2010 exercise - Validation and protection (image 2)

You can make up your own message

Apply validation so that a user of your model can only choose one of the regions held in the Regions worksheet:

Excel 2010 exercise - Validation and protection (image 3)

When you click in cell D5, a drop-down list should appear

Use worksheet protection settings so that a user can only change the values in the yellow cells.

Excel 2010 exercise - Validation and protection (image 4)

Don't forget to unlock the cells before protecting the sheet

Save the file as Model with validation, and close it down.

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