Excel | Data validation exercise | Monthly report - Validation

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Software ==> Excel  (151 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2010 and later
Topic ==> Data validation  (6 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Subject ==> Excel training
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Create a new worksheet with a list of possible month choices.  Give the block of cells a range name.

Excel 2010 exercise - Validation and protection (image 1)

Here we have used the name MONTHS

Apply validation to cell B2 so that when you click on the cell you see and input message telling you what you can do:

Excel 2010 exercise - Validation and protection (image 2)

Input messages can look messy

Extend the validation so that when a user chooses a month that doesn't exist, they see this message:

Excel 2010 exercise - Validation and protection (image 3)

This should have been obvious anyway!

Save the file with the same name, and then close it down.

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