Number must be a multiple of 0.25

Posted on 2011-05-04
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Is there a simple way in Excel to force a particular cell to be divisible by 4 otherwise it will bring up a "DataValidation" error to say that the amount entered must end in 0.25, 0.5 or 0.75 if a decimal amount is entered.
Question by:mikecharters
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by:zorvek (Kevin Jones)
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Use this validation formula (Custom):


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zorvek (Kevin Jones) earned 2000 total points
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To enter a custom validation formula in Excel 2003 or earlier, select the cell to be validated, choose the menu command Data->Validation, select Allow: Custom, enter this formula:


replacing A1 with the cell address selected. Click OK.


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THANK YOU Kevin this worked perfectly and I can't tell you how much time it is going to save me in future!   You superstar, made my week you have no idea.
Cheers, Mike

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