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VBA adding a DropDown over a cell that flexes with it

Posted on 2012-03-17
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Hi. I was given the VBA code below to add a DropDown to a cell. How do I modify it so that it fits into the cell and what code would I add so that if the user changes the cells size the DropDown automatically changes too

With ActiveSheet.DropDowns.Add(142.5, 38.25, 108.75, 24)
    .Top = Range("C1").Top
    .Left = Range("C1").Left
End With
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Question by:Murray Brown
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Saqib Husain, Syed earned 2000 total points
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Add this to the sheet module

Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
With ActiveSheet.DropDowns.Add(142.5, 38.25, 108.75, 24)
    .Top = Range("C1").Top
    .Left = Range("C1").Left
    .height= Range("C1").height
    .width= Range("C1").width
End With
End Sub

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This will be triggered every the cursor is moved on the sheet but not when the cell height or width is modifies.
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by:Murray Brown
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Thanks very much
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