Excel | Data validation exercise | Data Validation - pesko pay

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Software ==> Excel  (151 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2016 and later
Topic ==> Data validation  (6 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> Excel training
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Hours in worksheet

Hours must be between 0 and 26.


Set data validation on cells D4:D15 to restrict users to only typing in a whole number between 0 and 26

Try to type in the following values into column D and check that the data validation rules work and only the last item is allowed:

  • 11.5
  • -7
  • 38
  • 17

In column F we want to choose the department name from a list to avoid typing errors:

Data Validation for Lists

We need to set up a validation list.

Set a data validation list for cells F4:F15, using the range name that is already set up on the DV Range tab called Department Names.

When you click in a cell in column F, you should now be able to choose a department name from the drop-down list:

Adding List Validation

A drop-down list should appear.

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