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cascading drop down lists for excel

Posted on 2010-09-01
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Have a spred sheet that i need to incorperate cascding drop down lists were as the example on the attached sheet, when you select the USA the next drop down or list box shows the capitals of the USA like wise UK then english counties and if Aust selected then the states of australia
am troling around the net any help would be appreciated dropdownlist.xls
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barry houdini earned 167 total points
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This might help
post back if you can't make it work
regards, barry
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Try this, it uses data validation for the dependency.  It's also has a dynamic range, so you can add as many values you want to each of the 4 columns on the Lists sheet.

dropdownlist.xls
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by:patrickab
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sydneyguy,

Perhaps something like the attached file might be what you're looking for. It has three stages of dependant dropdowns.

Patrick
dependant-dropdowns02.xls
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thanks for the all your help works just fine
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