Drop a text box/ text

Posted on 2012-09-06
Last Modified: 2012-09-06

If cell H5 = M, i would like to provide some information to the user of the spreadsheet. I dont want this info just hanging around the spreadsheet when H5<>M.

So should i call this via a text box or something. Could i have some code that would call this data from a text box or somewhere and place it under the H5, around cell H7


"xyz xyz"


Question by:Seamus2626
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    Accepted Solution

    Hmmm - that wouldn't need (VB/Macro) code anyhow.

    Just place something like this in a cell beneath and give it some appropriate formatting if needed (display multiple lines, automatic row height, etc.):

    =IF(H5="M";"Text to be shown";"")

    Another attempt might be thru conditional formatting.

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