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excel 2003 dropdowns - how to create a child dropdown list based upon what is selected in parent

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I'm using named ranges where the ranges are recorded on separate w/sheet named 'DropDowns'.

Column D is used as my parent drop down list. Column E (child column) dropdown list depends upon what was selected in Column D.

Help, please!
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE) earned 500 total points
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Hello,

this is called dependent data validation. A detailed tutorial is here:

http://www.contextures.com/xlDataVal02.html

If you get stuck, post a sample file with your progress.

cheers, teylyn
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by:krishnakrkc
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Another couple of options here
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by:kazmdav
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Working like a charm! Thank you.
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Sorry krishnakrkc I didn't notice your response until after I closed the question.
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No issues :)
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