Tag: Excel Validation

Dependent Data Validation Lists in Microsoft Excel

Dependent Data Validation Lists in Microsoft Excel

This video will walk you through the process of setting up and using dependent data validation lists with Microsoft Excel. You could refer to this as cascading data validation. This is very useful to create templates of databases that you need to be completed by other users. The other users only have a limited option to fill each cell. You can learn more about Microsoft Excel productivity here: Excel School

 

Creating Validation Rules in Excel

Creating Validation Rules in Excel

 

 

 

 
You can make Excel data entry more efficient by setting up data entry cells to accept only certain values. To do this, you can set up a cell with data validation criteria that specify the allowed value or values. Excel also lets you tell the user what to enter by defining an input message that appears when the user selects the cell.