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Excel - validate text in the list (" abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0123456789")

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Hi Folks -

I am looking for a way to validate text strings against just this list of values: " abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0123456789". Any characters outside of this list would indicate unwanted characters, either by raising an error or somehow indicating unwanted characters such as : (&,%,$,-,!) and so on.

I seek to create a method for end users to replicate the validation in Excel that I have created in Oracle and MS-Access.

Any thoughts about how to approach this challenge?

Thanking all of you in advance,

Mike
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