If you are looking to get more advanced in Microsoft office, one of the useful things to learn is how to create a drop down list in Excel. Data entry is faster and more accurate when you use a drop down list that limits the entries people can make in a specific cell.
This allows a person to select a sell, then the drop down list will appear and they can make a selection. All you need to know is how to create a drop down list in Excel.
How To Create A Drop Down List In Excel
- Step 1: Pick and then select the cell or cells that you want to put the drop down lists in.
- Step 2: On the toolbar, select DATA then Data Validation.
- Step 3: In the dialogue, change Allow to List
- Step 4: Select Source, then type the text or numbers (which should be separated by commas) that you want in your list, then click OK.
That’s it, you should have a fully functioning drop down list that will help keep your data-limited and organized. It is such a simple process, and you can set multiple cells at once if you want the same list in them, which is really helpful too.
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