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    cell data restriction to only accept a number (97/2000)

    Is there an existing type of cell data restriction that only will allow for a typed or pasted value ONLY. No formula reference to a value is acceptable.

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    Re: cell data restriction to only accept a number (97/2000)

    Examine the Data, Validation feature, it should do what you want.
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    Re: cell data restriction to only accept a number (97/2000)

    Typed data can easily be verified using data, validation as John already suggested. But pasting operations are unfortunately ignored by data, validation (or even worse: the vallidation gets overwritten!).

    It might be better to use a macro to control input and protect the sheet to avoid other ways of entering data.
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