Unable to Change Date in Excel

Posted on 2013-06-16
Last Modified: 2013-06-20
Hello Experts,

For some reason I'm unable to change the date in the attachment.

I'm trying to change the date under other expenses sheet, but it won't let me.

Can anyone figure out why?

Question by:cpatte7372
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Saqib Husain, Syed earned 500 total points
ID: 39251199
Select the date cell and go to

Data > Data Validation

Where there is a restriction imposed on the dates to be entered.

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ID: 39251332
Hi ssaqibh,

I don't have the option the Data Validation option.

I'm running Office 2007

I can't think of a reason why I can't change the date to say, 17/04/2013. However, I can the date to anytime in January.

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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
ID: 39251349
In the ribbon menu there is a "Data" menu item. When you select it there is a "Data Validation" in the sub menu within the "Data tools" group.
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Author Comment

ID: 39251397
his ssaqibh,

Where can I find the ribbon menu?

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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for cpatte7372's comment #a39251397

for the following reason:

Cheers mate
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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You selected the wrong comment.

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