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2001-12-22, 20:41 #1
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Copy/Move a sheet with Validation (Excel 97)
I ran into what seems to be a bug (maybe an annoyance). Anyone else find this and does it exist beyond Excel 97?
I had a sheet in a Workbook that had 4 cells with Validation. 3 of the cells were based on a list elsewhere on the sheet while the 4th cell was based on a list entered into the dialog box itself.
When I moved the sheet into another workbook, the drop-down arrows on the 4 cells did NOT appear when I selected any of those cells. But when I entered an invalid value, I got the expected error msg. Further, when I checked the Data | Validation for each of the cells, the original info from the other workbook was still there.
I tried this again. This time, 1 of the 4 cells showed the arrow; the other 3 did not.
When I copied the sheet, rather than moving it, I got all the drop-down arrows.