Excel | Data validation exercise | Excel 2007 validation Olympics model

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Software ==> Excel  (151 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2010 and later
Topic ==> Data validation  (6 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> Excel training
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Open the file in the folder above.

Apply validation to the cost escalator so that it shows up as follows when you click on it:

Excel 2010 exercise - Validation and protection (image 1)

Use the Input Message tab of the data validation dialog box to achieve this

And like this when you enter an escalator less than 10% or more than 400%:

Excel 2010 exercise - Validation and protection (image 2)

Be careful to use your limits as between 0.1 and 4, since this is a percentage

Apply validation to the first 5 years of the ticket sales row so that the following warning appears if a user enters any ticket sales in these cells:

Excel 2010 exercise - Validation and protection (image 3)

This is a warning only, so a user can choose to ignore it

Use the tool on the Home tab shown below to highlight all cells to which you have applied validation:

Excel 2010 exercise - Validation and protection (image 4)

Click on this tool and choose Data Validation

Finally, apply protection to your model so that a user can only change the input cells (you will need first to check that your input style(s) are correctly set up).

Save the model with the same name, then close it down.

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