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How do you implement a list box in excel?  Approximately 50 items?
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There are two types of controls that you can use in Excel, ActiveX and Forms. The former have more features and are easier to program, but they are designed for userforms and they are problematic when used on a sheet. Where will you be using the controls and what will be the source of their data?
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Sheet Use: Unless otherwise directed.

The list items will be pre-defined. Using MS access to identify the list items.
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See the 'Listbox Example' in this article.
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thanks  for your time much appreciated!
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251 = first responder : )
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You're welcome and I'm glad I was able to help.

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